47 Tucanae  -  NGC 104

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Object data of NGC104

Object type: Globular cluster (III)
Size: 30'
Magnitude: 4.0 mag
Constellation: Tuc
Distance: 13,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 104, better known as 47 Tucanae, is the second largest and second brightest globular cluster in the skies, outshone only by another southern globular, Omega Centauri (NGC 5139).

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-20
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Camera: FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1  RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 21x2min / R 3x2min / G 3x2min / B 2x2min
Exposure time total: 58min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis