Okt 23, 2023

47 Tuc Globular Cluster

Operator : M. Junius

My personal first test run with the VdS remote telescope, also based at Hakos, Namibia. A well known target deep in the southern skies here, the 47 Tucanae globular cluster, near the Small Magellanic Cloud, also known as NGC 104.

More details at Astrobin: https://www.astrobin.com/eu0cxq/

VdS Remote Observatory, Hakos, Namibia
TS 12″ Newton Astrograph f/4.56, 10Micron GM3000 HPS, Lacerta DeepSkyPro2600 mono, Astronomik RGB filters
25x R, 24x G, 20x B 120s gain 100, offset 100, -10C, no flats, no darks, no bias
Total time: 8280s / 2h18
Data acquisition: VdS FG Remote Sternwarten / M. Junius
Data calibration/integration: PixInsight WBPP
Image processing: PixInsight, BlurXTerminator, NoiseXTerminator, Photoshop, Lightroom