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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 5286


Type Globular cluster
Position  13 46.4, -51 22
Constellation Centaurus
Camera and Telescope STL11000M and 31.75 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB = 90:60:60:60 All binned 1x1 with Baader filters 
Description NGC 5286 is the neglected globular in Centaurus and isn't imaged too often.  It's about 2.5' across and 9000 parsecs distance.  The bright field star is M Centauri of magnitude 4.5.