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


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


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


Sky plot

Sky plot


Omega Centauri,