Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

Globular Cluster NGC 5139 - Omega Centauri & IFN (Centaurus)

Omega Centauri 

Distante circa 16000 anni-luce con un diametro di 150 anni-luce, Omega Centauri il pi grande ammasso globulare della Via Lattea.

- Date / Location : 29/04/2014 from Tivoli Southern Sky Guest Farm "Namibia"
- Lens / Camera : Takahashi FSQ 106 ED f/3,6 - Canon EOS 60D CDS (Baader Modified)
- Mount / Guide : Losmandy G11 -  Lacerta Mgen stand alone autoguider on 9x50 Finderscope
- Exposure Time : 15 x 2,5 min, 10 x 15 sec (40 Min Total)  @ 1600 Iso.
- Processing : Image Plus (Calibration), Registar (Alignment), Photoshop (Processing)
- Note : General good condition with some tiny clouds. Focus and Tracking not perfect, needs more exposure.

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