47 Tucanae | Steve Crouch

Photographer
Steve Crouch
Email
stevec@pcug.org.au
Location of photo
Canberra (my back yard)
Date/Time of photo
12 September 2007 about 11pm
Equipment
RCOS 12.5" Ritchey Chretein mounted on Losmandy HGM200 with STL11000M camera. 60 minute unbinned exposures in red, green and blue were taken and these were combined as synthetic luminance.
Description
47 Tucanae (AKA NGC104) is the second brightest globular cluster in the sky after Omega Centauri. It has a much brighter highly condensed centre which is often highly over exposed in many shots.
Website
http://members.pcug.org.au/~stevec