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



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Omega Centauri Cluster
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Omega Centauri Cluster

Omega Centauri Cluster, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Omega Centauri Cluster
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Omega Centauri Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 130 f6 Starfire EDF

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3731374

RA center: 13h 26' 45"

DEC center: -47° 29' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 211.746 degrees

Field radius: 0.827 degrees


Resolution: 3600x2700

Data source: Backyard

Description

Arguable the nicest globular cluster in our galaxy, Omega Centauri. This is a stack of the best 30s subframes from a a couple of days of imaging with no moon from my garden in Cape Town.

120x30s for RGB with the ASI 1600 MM Pro and Astrodon filters.

Stacks: AstroPixelProcessor
Linear Processing: Pixinsight
Non-Linear Processing: Photoshop

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