Omega Centauri

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Target Information
Omega Centauri is the biggest and finest Globular star clusters in our Milky Way. It contains over one million stars and is the size of a small galaxy. The Globular cluster is brightest in the night sky and with a small telescope will begin to resolve individual stars in the cluster and with a larger telescope will resolve individual stars at its core.
Date
9th April 2005
Camera
SBIG 2000XM -20C
Guiding
SBIG AO-7 5Hz
Filters
SBIG CFW8A
Exposure
Total Time: 15 minutes
Luminance: 12 minutes
Red: 1 minute
Green: 1 minute
Blue: 1 minute
Telescope
William Optics ED II Apo Piggyback on Meade LX200GPS 10″
Processing
CCDSoft V5 & Photoshop
Notes
First Photo with William Optics II ED Apo.
Target Location
Right Ascension: 13 : 26.8 (hours:minutes)
Declination: -47 : 29 (degrees:minutes)
Visual Brightness: 3.68 (magnitude)
Apparent Dimension: 36.3 (arc minutes)