Antilhue - Chile

NGC 6134 in Norma
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Image Data

Designation NGC 6134,  Bennett 76
Object type Open cluster
Coordinates 16h 28 min    - 49° 09'   (Nor)
Description A fine mag 7.2 open cluster, situated on the border of what seems to be a dark cloud.  Dreyer says it is quite large (7'),  fairly rich,  but with little condensation.  It contains stars (179 of them) of mag 13-15.

The field of view is  37 x 25 arcminutes.  South is up.

Exposure LRGB 30:9:9:9 min @ -20°C ;  all exposures unbinned
Camera SBIG STL-11000 with Astronomik Type 2 filterset  -  selfguided
Optics RCOS 14.5" Ritchey-Chrétien @ f/9 (prime focus)
Mount Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Software MaxIm DL/CCD, CCDSharp, Adobe Photoshop CS
Location - Date - Time San Esteban (Chile) - 09Apr2005 @ 08:30 UTC
Conditions Transparency 8,  Seeing 8, Temperature  + 6°C