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47 Tucana or NGC 104 in the small Magellanic cloud.

18 second exposure stacked from 5 or 6 images. All taken on a pentax k-x through a Celestion 6se on the 15th of November 2015.

Tucana constellation, Globular clusters, Caldwell objects

47 Tucanae or just 47 Tuc is a globular cluster located in the constellation Tucana. It is about 16,700 light years away from Earth, and 120 light years across. It can be seen with the naked eye, with a visual apparent magnitude of 4.9. Its number comes not from the Flamsteed catalogue, but the more obscure 1801 "Allgemeine Beschreibung und Nachweisung der Gestirne nebst Verzeichniss" compiled by Johann Elert Bode.

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