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

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            Charles Ward
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Messier 13

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Software: PixInsight


Dates:April 18, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x300" (55') bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 35'

Avg. Moon age: 29.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.12%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 608567

RA center: 16h41m36s.10

DEC center: +36°2718

Orientation: 178.939 degrees

Field radius: 0.791 degrees


Resolution: 3288x2484

Description

Intermittent clouds were bothersome, ruined at least an hour and a half of data, but I think the result is satisfying.

Revision B: Color balance was a bit blue/green.

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Revisions

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    Original
  • Final
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Messier 13, 



    
        

            Charles Ward