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NGC 6426


Dan Crowson
 

NGC 6426 is a Shapley-Sawyer class XII (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 67,500 light-years away in Ophiuchus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 1st, 16th, 17th and 19th, 2020 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49917626202/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Nice job. The ore is well defined and not over saturated.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:30 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 6426

 

NGC 6426 is a Shapley-Sawyer class XII (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 67,500 light-years away in Ophiuchus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 1st, 16th, 17th and 19th, 2020 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49917626202/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 




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