Ptolemy’s Cluster, NGC 6475, also known as M7
Messier 2 is a globular cluster 55,000 light years away,
Globular Cluster NGC 6626, in Sagittarius
A globular cluster and a rocket launch.
A Bright Globular Cluster in Carina
The visually brightest, most massive and largest globular cluster in the sky.
Deep Sky Post 1 of 3 (Solar System) Post 2 of 3 (Deep Sky) Click on any image to view … More
A Distant Globular Cluster in Apus
A globular cluster in the southern constellation of Musca
Globular Cluster in Corona Australis
The second nearest globular cluster.
The third brightest globular cluster in the sky
A fine globular cluster near the Small Magellanic Cloud.
A globular cluster, 30° from the South Celestial Pole.
Amateur astro-photography is not always about imaging the most beautiful wide nebulae.
Sun Dog, Star Trails, and a Globular Cluster Please click to enlarge. This post is the first of two which … More
The most remarkable objects in the Southern sky.
Over one hundred and forty globular clusters orbit the Milky Way outside the galactic disc structure.
Designation: Caldwell 87, NGC 1261, in constellation of Horologium. Visual magnitude: +8.3 Apparent size: 6.8 arc-minutes. Diameter: 105 light years. Distance: … More
With no more images in the pipeline and the bushfire smoke worsening again in South West Sydney – and showing … More
Object Details: Designations: NGC 6752, Caldwell 93. Constellation: Pavo. Visual magnitude: +5.4 … More
Object Details: Designation: C104, NGC 362 Constellation: Tucana Visual magnitude: +6.4 Apparent size: 14′ Diameter: … More
Object Details: Designation: M15, NGC 7078 Constellation: Pegasus Visual magnitude: +6.2 Apparent size: 18′ … More
Deep in the Southern sky, right next to the Small Magellanic Cloud and just 18° from the South Celestial Pole, lies this … More
The Great Hercules Cluster. I’ve heard it said that when you’ve seen one globular cluster, then you’ve seen them all. … More
No doubt about it – the largest, most massive and most glorious Milky Way globular cluster in the entire sky is … More
47 Tucanae is a spectacular globular cluster, one of the best in the sky – and easily seen with the … More
This image shows detail in a very small part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small satellite galaxy visible … More
A bright globular cluster in Tucana. 15,000 light years away, in the constellation of Tucana, lies the second brightest globular cluster … More
M13, is the brightest globular cluster in the Northern sky. In the Hercules constellation, it rises no higher than 20° here … More
NGC 5139, the huge globular cluster Omega Centauri. A favourite object to image and a natural subject for my first … More
Some of my recent astro-images with the Canon 60D camera – no telescope and no light pollution filter. The star … More
2016-06-06: Omega Centauri, 60sec, 2000mm, f/10, 0.62 Reducer, ISO 6400. Not my first image of this amazing globular cluster – … More
A bright globular cluster, located 18º from the South Celestial Pole, so this beautiful object is not visible to observers … More
Omega Centauri, also known as NGC 5139, is a huge globular cluster in the constellation of Centaurus, visible mainly in … More
. I belong to Macarthur Astronomical Society and some of my images (and those of other members) were projected … More
A planetary nebula (a star that is dying), two star clusters, a globular cluster containing millions of stars and an … More
Field images taken with my Meade LX-90 8″ SCT recently. All images © R.Powell
With the Moon now absent during the evening at last, I had a go at finding Comet Catalina, at about 50 … More
2015-03-27 80sec LX-90 60D 2000mm f/10 ISO2500 This magnificent globular cluster is located in the constellation of Centaurus. It orbits … More
I was out at our dark sky site with good friends from Macarthur Astronomical Society, testing my LX-90 in polar … More