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



    
        

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Hercules Globular Cluster (M13,  NGC 6205)
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Hercules Globular Cluster (M13, NGC 6205)

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Hercules Globular Cluster (M13,  NGC 6205), 



    
        

            Chuck's Astrophotography
Hercules Globular Cluster (M13,  NGC 6205)
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Hercules Globular Cluster (M13, NGC 6205)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES127mm f/7.5 ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik Red  ·  Blue  ·  CLS  ·  Green

Accessory: Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattene Hotech SCA Field Flattner  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  MoonLite 2.5" Focuser with MotorFocus  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


Dates:April 25, 2018April 26, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Lum 1.25": 150x60" (2h 30') (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 15x120" (30') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Blue: 15x120" (30') (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Green: 15x120" (30') (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h

Darks: 50

Flats: 50

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 10.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2034070

RA center: 16h 41' 38"

DEC center: +36° 30' 32"

Pixel scale: 0.831 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.498 degrees

Field radius: 0.592 degrees


Resolution: 4160x3000

Description

"Like the fool I am and I'll always be..." ~ Jim Croce. That's what I felt like doing deep sky broadband with the moon at over 80%, but M13 is bright so I gave it a shot. I would have cropped it more to bring it in closer, but I wanted to preserve that galaxy at the top.

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Hercules Globular Cluster (M13,  NGC 6205), 



    
        

            Chuck's Astrophotography