NGC 1261, also known as Caldwell 87, is a well defined globular cluster in the constellation Horologium.
It is virtually embedded in some peculiar very distant background galaxies. The distance to this cluster is at approx. 53 000 light years.
LRGB (L 15x5m, R 15x5m, G 15x5m, B 15x5m) total 5 h combined. Seeing 0.8-1,2 arcsec
Processing: Johannes Schedler
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters,
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