Messier 68 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 68, also known as NGC 4590, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Hydra.  It has a diameter of ~100 light-years and lies at a distance of ~36,000 light-years.  The images comprise 6 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 30 degrees on 28 March 2017.  The fields of view of the top and bottom images are 132’ x 132’ (2.2 degrees square) and 42’ x 42’, respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY