Herschel 63 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 63, also known as NGC 5466, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Bootes. It lies at a distance of ~51,000 light-years. The bright star just outside the firld of view to the east- southeast of the top image is magnitude 6.9 SAO 83172. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 120 and 96 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 80 degrees on 25 April 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 28 December 2020