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



    
        

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Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

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Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, 



    
        

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Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 72ED

Imaging cameras: zwo asi 294 mc pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ55 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot

Focal reducers: Orion .8x Flattener/Reducer

Software: Luminar 4  ·  GIMP Development Team Gimp  ·  PHD2 Guiding 2.69 Phd2  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.3 64bit DSS  ·  APT

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox


Dates:May 6, 2021

Frames: 269x60" (4h 29')

Integration: 4h 29'

Avg. Moon age: 24.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.93%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4933081

RA center: 16h41m42s

DEC center: +36°2732

Pixel scale: 1.239 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 107.117 degrees

Field radius: 1.190 degrees


Resolution: 5712x3904

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first time imaging a globular cluster. Editing and processing was a bit of a challenge, but I'm happy with the results.

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Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, 



    
        

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