Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5139  ·  omega Cen
Omega Centauri (NGC5139), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Omega Centauri (NGC5139)
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Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

Omega Centauri (NGC5139), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Omega Centauri (NGC5139)
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Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:March 16, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 36x3" (1' 48") (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 36x3" (1' 48") (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 64x3" (3' 12") (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 36x3" (1' 48") (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 8' 36"

Darks: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 9.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2586849

RA center: 13h26m45s

DEC center: -47°2848

Pixel scale: 2.256 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.451 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees


Resolution: 3143x2219

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

A quick capture of the Omega Centauri globular star cluster (NGC 5139).

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Omega Centauri (NGC5139), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath