Antilhue - Chile

NGC 5634 in Virgo
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Image Data

Designation NGC 5634,  Bennett 66
Object type Globular cluster
Coordinates 14 h 30 min    - 05° 59'   Virgo  (Vir)
Description NGC 5634 is a globular cluster located in eastern Virgo midway between Mu and Iota Virginis.  It's described as very bright (mag 9.6),  quite large (4.9 arcmins) and round, with a gradually brighter middle.   An 8th magnitude star lies southeast. 

Click on the image for a higher resolution version.  The field of view is  37 x 25 arcminutes with north towards the bottom.

Exposure NRGB 36:12:12:12 min @ -25°C ;  all exposures 4 min unbinned, no filter on luminance
Camera SBIG STL-11000 with Astronomik Type 2 RGB filterset  -  selfguided
Optics RCOS 14.5" Ritchey-Chrétien @ f/9 (prime focus)
Mount Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Software MaxIm DL/CCD,  Registar,  Adobe Photoshop CS
Location - Date - Time San Esteban (Chile) - 05Jun2005 @ 02:30 UTC
Conditions Transparency 8/10,  Seeing 8/10, Temperature  + 5°C