Category Archives: Globular Cluster

Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

NGC5139
The largest globular cluster in our skies. NGC5139 is located in Centaurus.
 NGC5139

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (125:50:50:75)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

47 Tucanae (NGC104)

47 Tucanae

NGC104
The second largest globular cluster in our skies, second only to Omega Centauri/NGC5139. NGC104 is located in Tucana.
 NGC104

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (75:50:65:75)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 55 (M55)

Messier 55

M55
One of the largest globular clusters, located in Sagittarius.
 M55

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (100:75:75:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC6752

NGC6752

NGC6752
A third brightest globular cluster, after Omega Centauri and 47 Tucanae, located in Pavo.
 NGC6752

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (140:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC6726 region

NGC6726 region

NGC6726 region
A dusty star region in Corona Australis.
NGC6726 region

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (250:60:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6