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NGC5139 - Omega Centauri (Low Magnification)













  Object Omega Centauri (NGC5139), Globular Star Cluster, in Centaurus
  Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor w/0.8 focal reducer (f/5.6)
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12 SCT @ f/6.3
  Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-4 (direct drive of guiding telescope)
  Exposure Detail Sigma-Median combination of best 7 of 10 images at 120 seconds each, ISO400; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS2

Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.409, W82.860)

  Date 02/26/06