Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC5824 (Globular Cluster in Lupus)
|Date & Time: ||May 2 2014, from 24:43 to 24:55 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 4 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)|
NGC5824 is a small but concentrated globular cluster positioned on a boundary between Lupus and Centaurus.
You can find it out by tracing about 8degrees south from sigma Librae.
You can observe the cluster looks like a dimmed nebula with larger-ranged telescopes.
|NGC5824 / Globular cluster, type I|
|R.A.||15h 03m 58.5s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-33°04' 04" (2000.0)|
|Real Size||220 light yrs.|
|Distance||104,400 light yrs.|