ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

  NGC 5466 - Globular Star Cluster in Bootes

NGC 5466                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
26 May 2004
60 min. Total
15 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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No bright core in this somewhat loose globular cluster.  The galaxies at the right edge of the image are PGC50187 at mag. 15.75 below PGC1840778 at mag. 17.74.   There are some other faint galaxies in the image including one showing through the cluster at the 7 o'clock position.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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