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Sculptor Globular
NGC 288
NGC 288 is an unusually loose globular cluster of 12-16 magnitude stars. The brightest stars are blue and red (orange) giants.


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All Images of Sculptor Globular
28 Oct 2017
Details:
Night of:Saturday October 28, 2017
Site:Idyllwild
Local Time:9:45 PM | Oct 28, 2017
Altitude:27
RA:00h 52m 45s
Declination:-26d 34' 57"
Distance:28,700 light years
Magnitude:+8.1 mV
Size:14'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:1245 x 899 pixels (1.1 MP)
30.1' x 21.7'
Exposure:90 sec
Stacked Frames:18
Shot Info:autoguiding
Post Processing:flats
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