Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  Great Cluster in Hercules  ·  M 13  ·  NGC 6205  ·  NGC 6207
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M13

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f3.9 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon 1100D

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS 3.0.3 Premium  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  Corel PaintShop Pro X6

Accessory: Orion Star Shoot Autoguider  ·  Baader MPCC Mark III Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector  ·  Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope


Dates:June 21, 2014

Frames: 5x240" (20')

Integration: 20'

Avg. Moon age: 23.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 322485

RA center: 16h41m42s.10

DEC center: +36°2906

Pixel scale: 2.244 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.048 degrees

Field radius: 0.712 degrees


Resolution: 620x399

Description

This is my second attempt at M13. Still grappling with collimation and guiding, but I think it's a lot better than my first try!

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