NGC 5897


Dan Crowson
 

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Brian Ottum
 

Dan,

The cropping does a good job showing the distance away.

Brian

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2021 11:56 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 5897

 

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


MJ Post
 

Another beautiful globular!  You got much accomplished during your recent visit to DSNM.
 
MJ

On 01/23/2021 9:56 PM Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:
 
 

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson
 

MJ,

 

Thanks for looking… Seven nights of clear skies. Seeing was not good but there are few nights when you can’t use a refractor.

 

Dan

 

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io] On Behalf Of MJ Post
Sent: Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:39 AM
To: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io; Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...>
Subject: Re: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 5897

 

Another beautiful globular!  You got much accomplished during your recent visit to DSNM.

 

MJ

On 01/23/2021 9:56 PM Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:

 

 

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Gregg Ruppel
 

Excellent!  Pretty decent FOV with the 90mm.  Thanks for sharing the image.
Clear skies,

Gregg
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On 1/23/2021 9:56 PM, Dan Crowson wrote:

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 



Bernard Miller
 

Beautiful Dan. Nice clarity in the core.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:56 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 5897

 

NGC 5897 (ESO 582-SC2 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class XI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,100 light-years away in Libra.

 

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

 

Imaged on January 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50868947451/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 




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