Astrophotography of Galaxies

NGC5139, Omega Centauri, 120ED

NGC5139, Omega Centauri, 120ED

Date: May 15, 2009

Telescope: Orion 120ED f/6 on CG5 mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 20 2-min subframes (40 min total) guided with Meade DSI and piggybacked AT66ED using PHD Guiding.

Comments: WO .8x reducer, Baader UV/IR cut filter, about 9 degrees above horizon.

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