Omega Centauri (NGC 5139)
Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) is the largest and brightest globular cluster seen from Earth.
This is a minimal expo image, I took only one image per filter. Despite the short integration time, the brightness of the object allowed to get a decent picture. Here is a widefield image of the same object took in 2010 with the same scope but DSLR camera.
- 200/750 Newton, 3" Wynne (710mm effective focal length)
- QSI 683 WSG-8, LRGB filters
- SkyWatcher EQ6 + Boxdörfer DynoStar
- Off axis, Lacerta-MGen autoguider + Mgen2Maxim
- Exposure time, filters:
- 1-1x10 min LRGB, 40 min total
- Location, date:
- Hakos astrofarm, Namibia (1835m); April, 2014
- Observing conditions:
- Transparency: 10/10, Seeing: 8/10
- ImagesPlus, Registar, Photoshop