NGC 5466 in Bootes
Astrophotography from GeMini west Observatory
Telscope & Camera:
Exposure time total:
Gahberg observatory, Upper Austria
110mm APO by Williams optics (property of Dr. Alois Regl)
Artemis 4021 CCD + Baader filters (property of Dr. Alois Regl)
ASA DDM 60 pro (property of AAS)
Luminance 13x7 min / RGB 9x8 min each, unguided
Globular cluster (XII)
55 000 light years
image acquisition together with Oliver Schneider during his stay in Austria
for the annual astro-workshop.
the imaging system is the AAS’ remote telescope, available for its members.
discovered by William Herschel in 1784;
maby NGC 5466 is the source of a stellar stream discovered in 2006,
which leads from Bootes to Ursa Major.
2016-04-10 + 27 + 28