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



    
        

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M13 - Great Cluster in Hercules

M13 - Great Cluster in Hercules, 



    
        

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M13 - Great Cluster in Hercules

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1000 F5 Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 200D SL2

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 9x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Autoguider

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark III Coma-Corrector

Software: DeepSky Stacker DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  FitsWork 4


Dates:May 30, 2019

Frames: 12x150" (30') ISO400

Integration: 30'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~18

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 25.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.39%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 14.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2717544

RA center: 16h 41' 31"

DEC center: +36° 23' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 284.026 degrees

Field radius: 0.682 degrees


Resolution: 5118x3953

Data source: Traveller

Description

A quick try on M13. Despite the short exposure time of only 30 min and the rather mediocre seeing I'm quite happy with the result. Unfortunately I missed the nearby small galaxy in the upper right corner.

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