47 Tucanae | Steve Crouch

Steve Crouch
Location of photo
Canberra (my back yard)
Date/Time of photo
12 September 2007 about 11pm
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.
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.
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