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Location of Photo:

Location: Campos do Jordão- SP - Brazil

Date/Time of photo:

Date: . 06/05/2021


EQUIPMENT: ZWO ASI 6200MC PRO COLED Espirit 150mm 139 X 30 sec


The Cauldron of Stars - Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) Edmond Halley, a renowned scientist of his time, was known for saying that comets were periodic, and said that a comet would pass again in 958, which comet became known as comet Halley. In his youth, he went to Africa, on the island of Saint Helena, to catalog the stars of the southern hemisphere, and on this trip he discovered the Omega Centauri cluster. This cluster is the largest and brightest in the Milky Way, one of the few that can be seen with the naked eye, and the strangest of all, that it has stars of different ages, something unusual among clusters, which suggests that it can have been made by the collision of a galaxy in the Milky Way. Best details: https://www.astrobin.com/full/z8whqh/C/?nc=user