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The Great Peacock Globular - NGC 6752
 
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The Great Peacock Globular - NGC 6752


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The Great Peacock Globular - NGC 6752

NGC 6752, also known as the Great Peacock Globular or the Pavo Cluster, is a globular cluster in the constellation Pavo.
It is the fourth-brightest globular cluster in the sky, after Omega Centauri, 47 Tucanae and Messier 22, respectively. It is best seen from June to October in the Southern Hemisphere.

Imaged using a 8" SCT (at the native 2032mm focal length), with a QHY268M camera on a hypertuned CGEM mount.

The total exposure time of this image for all of the LRGB filters  was 6 hours and 2 minutes.
Exposures: L:34x300s @ FW:31, R:20x120s G:19x180s B:19x300s @ HCG:62/OFS:25 

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Lovely crisp image of a globular star cluster I haven't seen imaged before. Thanks for posting.

George

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