Omega Centauri

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a global cluster in the constellation Centaurus

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The great southern globular Omega Centauri is NGC 5139, SAC 18, Caldwell 80, Bennett 61, and now Levy 97 too
NGC 5139 (Omega Centauri) is the most impressive globular cluster in the entire sky.
Also known as NGC 5139 and Caldwell 80, the King of the Globulars is easy to locate--a line extending north from Delta ([delta]) through Gamma ([gamma]) Crucis points directly at it.
In Centaurus my eyes feasted on the magnificent naked-eye globular cluster NGC 5139, Omega Centauri, and the giant peculiar galaxy NGC 5128, also known as Centaurus A, which flaunted its famous dust lane.
I am, of course, referring to Omega Centauri, NGC 5139.