C20 Globular (M33)

Telescope: Hubble Space Telescope, 2.4m Reflector, 57.6m FL
Camera: Wide Field Camera 2 (Detection range 120 nm to 1000 nm), about 2.7' field of view, 4 x 800 x 800 pixels
Exposure: 80 minutes in 555, 86 minutes in 814. Processed with PixInsight and Photoshop.
Image Center (J2000): RA 01h 34m 28s, DEC +30° 36' 17"

One of the brightest halo Globular Clusters of M33, mV=17.58, 15' from the center of M33. First identified as a Globular Cluster in 1960. Imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995 as part of a proposal to study the early formation history of M33.


Hubble Archive files:

Red: hst_05914_02_wfpc2_f814w_pc_drz
Blue: hst_05914_02_wfpc2_f555w_pc_drz
C20 Globular (M33), One of the brightest halo Globular Clusters of M33,  mV=17.58, 15' from the center of M33. First identified as a Globular Cluster in 1960. Imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995 as part of a proposal to study the early formation history of M33.