NGC 288  -  Wide field

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Object data of NGC288

Object type: Globular star cluster (X)
Size: 12.4'
Magnitude: 9.4 mag
Constellation: Scl
Distance: 29,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 288 is a globular cluster in the constellation Sculptor. It is located about 1.8 southeast of the galaxy NGC 253.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-19 + 2015-10-20
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E @ f/5
Camera: Nikon D750 (ISO1600)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: 53x2min
Exposure time total: 1h 46min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl