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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 104, 47 Tucanae


Type Globular Cluster 
Position  00 24.1, -72 05
Constellation Tucana
Camera and Telescope STXL11002 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien 
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 90:45:45:45 All 1x1.  Synthetic luminance used.
Description 47 Tucanae is the second brightest globular cluster in the sky but has a much stronger central condensation than Omega Centauri.  It is adjacent to the Small Magellanic Cloud and a very easy naked eye object.