Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Pavo (Pav)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6752
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NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in  Pavo, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in  Pavo
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NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in Pavo

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in  Pavo, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in  Pavo
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NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in Pavo

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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Phillip Keller 20" Cassegrain-Teleskop (Primär f/3 (1500 mm)

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon LRGB


Frames: 12x120" (24')

Integration: 24'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5113915

RA center: 19h10m51s.4

DEC center: -59°5902

Pixel scale: 1.484 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.302 degrees

Field radius: 0.427 degrees


Resolution: 1652x1247

Locations: IAS - Internationale Amateur-Sternwarte, Hakos Farm, Namibia

Description

NGC 6752 (also known as Caldwell 93 and nicknamed the Great Peacock Globular) is a globular cluster in the constellation Pavo.
It is the fourth-brightest globular cluster in the sky, after Omega Centauri, 47 Tucanae and Messier 22, respectively.
The cluster lies around 13,000 light-years distant and is one of the closer globular clusters to Earth and has been calculated to be 11.78 billion years old.

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NGC 6752 Globular Cluster in  Pavo, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter