Terzen 3

Terzen 3

Terzen 3 is a small, faint globular cluster in Scorpius, and is at a distance of 24,500 light years.

All the 11 Terzen globular clusters were discovered during an infrared investigation of the plane of the Milky Way in 1968, and are affected by obscuring dark clouds.

F O V.   25 x 25 minutes of arc.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  15 x 900 sec.   June  2017

Location.   (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.