NGC 362

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NGC 362

NGC 362 is a brilliant globular cluster located on the North East border of the Small Magellanic Cloud in Tucana at a distance of 27,000 light years.

NGC 362 was compared  to simular globular cluster NGC 288 and was found that NGC 362  was about 3 billion years younger.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  12 x 300 sec.    Oct.  2016.

Location.  ( Wiruna ) Ilford N.S.W.