NGC 5139, Omega Centauri taken by Bob Van Gulick of Austin

NGC 5139, Omega Centauri taken by Bob Van Gulick of Austin

NGC 5139, Omega Centauri taken by Bob Van Gulick of Austin on 05/20/2012 with a Canon T2i modded to remove IR filter camera through a Prime focus thru AT106LE telescope on CGEM mount. Guiding through ST80 with PhD. 2 minute subs, total of only 42 minutes of data in this shot..

This image is Omega Centauri and won TSP 2013 People’s Choice Award in the astrophotography contest! Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker. Processed in Photoshop CS2 with Levels, Curves, and Unsharpen mask. Noel Carboni Photoshop tools used to remove gradient colors and enhance DSO.

Picture saved with settings applied.