NGC 6752

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Object data of NGC6752

Object type: Globular cluster (VI)
Size: 20.4'
Magnitude: 5.4 mag
Constellation: Pav
Distance: 13,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 6752 is a globular cluster in the constellation Pavo. It is the third-brightest in the sky, after Omega Centauri and 47 Tucanae. This cluster lies around 13,000 light-years distant and is one of the closer globular clusters to Earth.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-20
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/9
Camera: FLI PL16070 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 9x2min R 9x2min / G 9x2min / B 9x2min
Exposure time total: 1h12min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner