Omega Centauri: The brightest of all globular clusters is one of the most spectacular high lights of the Centaurus Milky Way. The 100 minutes exposure image shows the extreme density of stars in this cluster.

Object Omega Centauri
Category Globular Clusters
Designation NGC 5139
Constellation Centaurus
Optics Meade LX 200 GPS 10 inch f/10 x 0.65 Lumicon Giant Easy Guider
Mount LX 200 and Equatorial Superwedge
Camera Hutech modified Canon EOS 30D
Exposure 20 x ISO 800 - 5min
Calibration Dark and Flat Frame
Guiding Meade DSI Pro and TMB 80 as Guide Scope, Guiding Software PHD
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 3 March 2007
 
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