NGC 5897

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Globular Cluster Lib 15h17.4 -21°01' 12.6' 8.5 40.8 Kly

NGC 5897 is a globular star cluster in constellation Libra at a distance of about 40,800 light-years. It features a low star concentration, allowing the center to be resolved.


NGC 5897


Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
May 2, 2006 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:3
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
Max Entropy, LRGB, DDP