Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5139  ·  Omega Centauri
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NGC 5139: Omega Centauri, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
NGC 5139: Omega Centauri
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NGC 5139: Omega Centauri

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NGC 5139: Omega Centauri, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
NGC 5139: Omega Centauri
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NGC 5139: Omega Centauri

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TEC140 TEC
Imaging Cameras
FLI ML6303E
Mounts
AP1100GTO AP
Filters
LRGB 2" Astrodon
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
TEC140 TEC
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STI-M

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 11, 2021
Frames:
15×300(1h 15′)
Integration:
1h 15′
Avg. Moon age:
0.96 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4655401

RA center: 13h26m20s.6

DEC center: -47°3021

Pixel scale: 1.817 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.904 degrees

Resolution: 2982x1986

File size: 2.8 MB

Locations: Little Blair valley, Anza Borrego Desert, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

LRGB image of Omega Centauri. Image was extremely low in the south, hovering just above the hilltops . The cluster was visible for less than 2 hours before it set below the hills. Difficult target in June, even in southern California.

L:6 x 5min; RGB 3 x 5 min each

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NGC 5139: Omega Centauri, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri