Herschel 98 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 98, also known as NGC 6144, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Scorpius. It lies at a distance of ~26,000 light-years. The interference in the southeast corner is caused by the 1st magnitude star Antares, just outside the field of view. This image comprises 15 x Luminance (60 seconds each) and 10 x Red, Green and Blue (60, 63 and 55 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 35 degrees over two nights, 13 April and 8 June 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 22’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020