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Observation by Peter Anderson: Jewelbox Cluster

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Peter Anderson

Observer

Peter Anderson

Observed

2018 Jun 15 - 01:40

Uploaded

2018 Aug 12 - 01:44

Objects

The Jewel Box (NGC4755)

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Constellation

Crux

Field centre

RA: 12h53m
Dec: -60°20'
Position angle: -5°54'

Field size

0°42' × 1°03'

Equipment
  • 150mm F8 achromat refr
Exposure

1min 3200 ISO

Location

Brisbane Australia

Target name

Jewelbox cluster of stars near Beta Crux

Title

Jewelbox Cluster

About this image

Named 'The Jewelbox' by John Herschel it displays a number of coloured stars, some too subtle for standard photography, the images being 'burnt out'.

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