A more local NGC

Though the moon was too bright for galaxies a need to check some adjustments to the collimation had me searching for any well-placed star clusters worth attempting. NGC 5466 seemed to fill the bill. At mag.9.2 it is a relatively faint globular in Bootes which was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. After a few false starts as patches of cloud kept appearing I was eventually able to obtain a set of decent subs in reasonable transparency. Details: 10" f4.3 Newt. 15x 5minute exposures @ iso1600 with CLS in DSS, FIV, CS2 & XAT.

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