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



    
        

            Gary Plummer
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NGC5139 Omega Centauri

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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NGC5139  Omega Centauri, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
NGC5139  Omega Centauri
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NGC5139 Omega Centauri

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Dates:May 15, 2021

Frames: 30x500" (4h 10')

Integration: 4h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 3.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4539385

RA center: 13h 26' 50"

DEC center: -47° 30' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.201 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.172 degrees

Field radius: 0.453 degrees


Resolution: 1920x1920

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

The largest and brightest Globular Cluster in our night sky, visible to the naked eye in a Rural location. 17,000 light years from us and up to 10 million stars dancing together possibly with a black hole at the centre.

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