Omega Centauri

Omega Centauri
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Omega Centauri

Omega Centauri (NGC 5139 or Caldwell 80) is a globular cluster in the constellation of Centaurus. Located at a distance of 17,090 light-years, it is the largest known globular cluster in the Milky Way at a diameter of roughly 150 light-years. It is estimated to contain approximately 10 million stars, and a total mass equivalent to 4 million solar masses, making it the most massive known globular cluster in the Milky Way.

Image captured with the CHI-1 telescope, data from 2 one-click observations.
Total integration time: 160 minutes. 4 subs of 600s with each filter (LRGB)
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
CHI-1 Planewave CDK24
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
6/04 and 13/05/2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
LRGB
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.2, Astronomy Tools & Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins)
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
One-click observations TL