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Contains:  NGC 5139, omega Cen

Image of the day 08/24/2019

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    Omega Centauri, 



    
        

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    Omega Centauri
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    Omega Centauri

    Technical card


    Dates:June 3, 2019

    Frames: 34x180"

    Integration: 1.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 0.07 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3251097

    RA center: 13h 26' 46"

    DEC center: -47° 28' 33"

    Pixel scale: 1.174 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 87.880 degrees

    Field radius: 0.631 degrees


    Resolution: 3089x2329

    Locations: deepskysafaris.com Rooisand, Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    magnificent Omega - my first closeup. I celebrated it, what a beauty!

    LRGB with ASI1600 at gain 75, and a 10" f/4 Newtonian. It covers the full field, as big as the full moon.

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