NGC 5927

Located in the direction of Lupus about 25,000 ly from Earth. It lies in a star-filled field with some light-obscuring dust and molecular clouds visible to the lower right. It is relatively metal-rich for a globular cluster. 

Classified as VIII (rather loosely concentrated towards the centre) on the Shapley-Sawyer globular cluster concentration scale (1927).


Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Scope: Takahashi TOA-130, f=1000mm, f7.7, fov=1.0 x 0.7
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2 Guiding: internal
Filters/Exposures: R:G:B = 15:15:1545m Location: ASV's LMDSS, Lady's Pass, Victoria, Australia
Date: July 2023 Processing: CCDStack2, RegiStar and Photoshop CS5