Omega Centauri



Imaged by Jean-Yves Beninger from Singapore on 5 June 2015

AP130 and QSI 683wsg-8 camera with Halpha filter

(Note that I am using an Hapha filter to minimise the light gradients in my heavily light polluted location.)

Stack of 5 minutes images

'The Noble globular cluster Omega Centauri', says Sir John Herschel,' is beyond all comparison the richest and largest object of its kind in the heavens'.

Burnham's Celestial Handbook




Previous image from Singapore on 30 April 2005

Takahashi Sky90 with focal reducer and SBIG ST8

Stack of 3 images, 3minutes each