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 / Globular cluster, type I
R.A.15h 03m 58.5s (2000.0)
Dec.-33°04' 04" (2000.0)
Apparent Size7.4'
Real Size220 light yrs.
Distance104,400 light yrs.
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.



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