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Contains:  47 Tuc, NGC 104
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47 Tucanae Gorgeous Globular Cluster at the Eye piece, 





    
        

            Ian Parr
47 Tucanae Gorgeous Globular Cluster at the Eye piece

47 Tucanae Gorgeous Globular Cluster at the Eye piece

Technical card

Resolution: 2273x2280

Dates:Sept. 24, 2019

Frames: 25x120"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.63%

Astrometry.net job: 2944951

RA center: 6.001 degrees

DEC center: -72.087 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.149 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.628 degrees

Field radius: 0.514 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a gorgeous Globular Cluster at the Eye piece.
The dynamic range of the human favours this stunning object on a good telescope with the right eyepiece. I recommend a 35 Panoptic with an a Paracorr on very good 20" F3.8. Ball bearings exploding outwards. I've also punched through the core of this cluster on a good night at Wiruna with a 3mm radian on a new 18" (SDM mount with a Mark Sutching mirror, being tested on delivery by Peter Reid (it's an open cluster in there!))
When I get my CMOS back, this should be a great candidate for lucky imaging.
Meanwhile, have to put up with a CCD .

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Ian Parr
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47 Tucanae Gorgeous Globular Cluster at the Eye piece, 





    
        

            Ian Parr