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Contains:  NGC 6207, M 13, Great Cluster in Hercules, NGC 6205
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M13 in Hercules, 


M13 in Hercules

M13 in Hercules

Technical card

Resolution: 4656x3104

Dates:April 20, 2019

Baader B 36mm ungefasst: 61x60" (gain: 76.00)
Baader G 36mm ungefasst: 68x60" (gain: 76.00)
Baader R 36mm ungefasst: 75x60" (gain: 76.00)

Integration: 3.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.58% job: 2652725

RA center: 250.399 degrees

DEC center: 36.433 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.864 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 57.061 degrees

Field radius: 0.671 degrees

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Messier 13, the so called Great Globular Cluster in the constellation Hercules consists of some hundred thousand stars. Its distance from earth is about 22,000 lightyears. The diameter of M 13 is about 150 lightyears..M13 was the target for the Arecibo message mankind sent into space from the Arecibo radio telescope in 1974 . The spiral galaxy NGC 6207 is also in the field of view (far left).

ZWO ASI1600mmpro on a TS 130/910 mm Apo.
75 x 60s Baader red gain 76
68 x 60s Baader green gain 76
61 x 60s Baader blue gain 76

Astro Pixel Processor and PS CC 2019



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M13 in Hercules,