Globular Cluster NGC 3201: This Globular Cluster in the constellation of Vela is a less conspicuous one, but nevertheless a beautiful example of its kind with a rather loose core.

The image was taken at the IAS astronomical site at the Hakos farm in Namibia.



Object Globular Cluster NGC 3201
Category IAS Hakos, Namibia
Designation NGC 3201
Constellation Vela
Optics Keller 20 inch Cassegrain f/9 in corrected secondary focus
Mount Liebscher GEM
Camera SBIG STL-11000M with internal CFW 5
Exposure 3 x 10min each Baader RGB filterset. Maxim DL for image acquisition
Calibration Dark Frame
Guiding Selfguiding
Processing Maxim DL5, CCDStack, Photoshop. Color Code R,G,B
Location-Date IAS-Hakos, Namibia - 12 Apr 2010
 
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