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Contains:  M 13, Great Cluster in Hercules, NGC 6205
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Messier 13 - Great Cluster in Hercules, 


            Gustavo Sánchez
Messier 13 - Great Cluster in Hercules

Messier 13 - Great Cluster in Hercules

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Orion ED80T-CFOrion 8" F/4 Newtonian

Imaging camera:Atik 314L+

Mount:Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Magnificent Mini Autoguider

Guiding camera:Orion StarShoot AutoGuider


Resolution: 1388x944

Dates:July 21, 2011June 9, 2012


Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 20.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.77% job: 85369

RA center: 250.442 degrees

DEC center: 36.463 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.432 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.745 degrees

Field radius: 0.334 degrees

Locations: Isabela, Puerto Rico, Isabela, PR, Puerto Rico


This is a combination of two sets of exposures; one taken with the ED80T-CF and another with the 8" f4 Newtonian. They were taken approximately 1 year apart.



Gustavo Sánchez
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Messier 13 - Great Cluster in Hercules, 


            Gustavo Sánchez