Omega Centarui from 37.4 Degrees North

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Taken on June 5, 2004 from Montebello Open Space Preserve near Palo Alto, California. 

Omega Centaruri, the greatest globular cluster visible from Earth, is located at -47 Degrees Declination. At time of image, object was just 4 degrees above horizon.

AP180EDT f/9 imaging scope used at F=1620 (f/9)

AP1200GTO mount

SBIG ST10XME  imaging camera @-20C

FLI CFW1 Filter wheel

FLI DF2 Digital Focuser

Custom Scientific Ha filter 656.3nm/3nm FWHM

30 exposures of 20 seconds (2x2 binned)  10 minutes total exposure time

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