Category Archives: Globular Cluster

NGC 6121

Messier 4 (M4 or NGC 6121)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Scorpius, very close to its brightest star named Antares.
 
Messier 4 (M5 or NGC5904)

Date:
June 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (170:100:85:90min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus.
 
Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (70:80:80:80min) + 10x1min subs for the core
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 5 (M5 or NGC5904)

Messier 5 (M5 or NGC5904)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Serpens.

M 5

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (160:80:80:120min) + 10x1min subs for the core
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

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