Tag Archives: Globular cluster

M13 first light with Esprit 100 triplet refractor

M13 globular cluster imaged with an Esprit 100 triplet and ASI1600mm-c
So I finally had some clear skies to collect some data using the new Esprit 100 triplet refractor. This data was taken without the use of the field flattener that comes with the telescope. I have to get a custom spacer/adapter manufactured in order to attached my camera/filter wheel to the field flattener. That is [...]

Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri NGC 5139

Omega Centauri NGC 5139

This image was published in Skynews Magazine (Canada), Nov/Dec 2016 issue. A spectacular globular star cluster of the southern hemisphere, Omega Centauri NGC 5139 is located in the constellation of Centaurus and was first identified by Edmund Halley (of Halley’s Comet fame) in 1677. We’re starting to have more clear nights here in southern Ontario […]