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



    
        

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Omega Centauri
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Omega Centauri

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare HiperAPO105

Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR Canon 60Da

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Officina Stellare flatener / reducer

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Nebulosity 3.1.X



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 191292

RA center: 13h 27' 39"

DEC center: -47° 15' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.804 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 131.565 degrees

Field radius: 1.562 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Sutherland dark Skies, Sutherland, Northern Cape, South Africa

Description

Found in the constellation Centaurus, Omega Centauri is both the brightest and the largest known globular cluster in our skies.

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