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Contains:  47 Tuc, NGC 104
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47 Tucanae, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones
47 Tucanae

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3600

Dates:Oct. 5, 2018

Frames: 85x60"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.22%

Astrometry.net job: 2289980

RA center: 6.061 degrees

DEC center: -72.089 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 190.094 degrees

Field radius: 0.470 degrees

Locations: Terip Terip, Murindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

47 Tucanae or 47 Tuc (NGC 104) is a massive globular cluster and is impressive even with a pair of binoculars. It's a joy to view with just a small telescope.
It is home to several million stars and lies just 120 light years away, so the aliens there will be able to watch our TV shows in about 60 years.

Location: Central Victorian Highlands, Victoria, Australia
Date: 5 October 2018
Scope: AG Optical Systems 12.5" iDK,
Focal length 2121 mm
Camera: mono ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
Acquisition: Software: Sequence Generator Pro
20 x 60 sec each LRGB using Astrodon filters
Sensor temp: -30

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47 Tucanae, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones