Palomar 8

Palomar-8-LRGB-aae821d

Dan Crowson

Animas, New Mexico

Imaged July 9th, 2016 from Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/28725077812/sizes/l

Palomar 8 is a Shapley-Sawyer class X (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 42,100 light-years away in Sagittarius.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

2016-07-09T00:00:00

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