NGC 104

NGC 104 Globular Cluster in Tucana (47 Tucanae)


NGC104, also known as 47 Tucanae is one of the largest visible globular cluster visible from southern skies. The size of NGC104 is comparable to the size of the full moon. It´s diameter is about 120 lightyears. NGC104 shows a lot of older orange to red shining stars.

Constellation:   Tucana
RA:                 00h24m06s
DEC:               -72°05'
distance:          17100 light years
total size:         about 30x30 arc-min, not completed displayed here

LRGB image

L= 12x300s + 8x30s for center region

R = 6x300s
G = 6x300s
B = 6x300s

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Astrodon LRGB Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile

Processing: Volker Wendel

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Last modified on Monday, 23 May 2016 19:06

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