Omega Centauri

Omega Centauri Star Cluster  Widefield

Data acquired by Martin Pugh  Image Processing Bill Snyder

NGC5139 Omega Centauri Star Cluster in the constellation of Centaurus. It is aproxmatily15,800 light years from earth. It is also about 12 billion years old. Omega Centauri is one of the few globular clusters visible to the naked eye and appears about as large as the full Moon.


OMC Red 90min

 OMC Green 90min

 OMC Blue 90min


Scope               Tak FSQ 106

Camera            STL 11000

Mount               Paramount

Filters               Astrodon   RGB Gen2 

Exposures        R 1.5hrs   G 1.5hrs    B 1.5hrs   15min subs   Total 4.5hrs

Location           Yass,  Australia       2012



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