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NGC5139, Omega Centauri

NGC5139, Omega Centauri


Date: May 28, 2006

Telescope: Celestron NexStar 8 GPS Alt/Az f/1.8

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 50 10-sec subframes (8.33 min total) unguided

Comments: HyperStar lens. Telescope tube was almost horizontal when taking this image. Object was about 11 degrees above horizon.




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