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NGC 5466 in Bootes

Astrophotography from GeMini west Observatory

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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
5h 07min
Globular cluster (XII)
9.2’
+9.7 mag
Bootes
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