NGC 5986 - Globular cluster in Lupus

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2016
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NGC 5986 is a little-studied globular cluster in the constellation Lupus.


Image details


Center of field RA 15:46:03(h:m:s)
Center of field DE -37:46:58 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.39 x 1.26 (deg)
Pixel scale: 1.03 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 179 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from
Optic(s): 16" f3,75 Dream Corrected Astrograph (DCA)
Mount: Astelco NTM-500 direct drive mount
Camera: Apogee Alta U-16M CCD camera
Filters: Lum, Red, Green, Blue Astrodon
Dates/Times: 29 Aug. 2014
Location: Namibia-TIVOLI ASTROFARM, S 23° 27' 40,9" / E 18° 01' 02,2"
Exp. Details:

R:3x2min, G:3x2min, B:3x2min, Bin 1 Total Exposure Time 18 min.

More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2016. All Rights Reserved
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