NGC 288

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DSLR widefield image

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: TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: L 25x2min / R 10x2min / G 10x2min / B 10x2min
Exposure time total: 1h 50min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl