Omega Centaurus Globular Cluster


Ronald Piacenti Junior

Brasilia,DF, Brazil

Telescope: Celestron C6 Schmidt–Cassegrain
Mount: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro
Camera: Canon EOS T3i
1 frame of 90 sec

Omega Centauri (ω Cen), or NGC 5139, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Centaurus. Located at a distance of 15,800 light-years (4,850 pc), it is the largest globular cluster in the Milky Way at a diameter of roughly 150 light-years