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M13 - Hercules, 


            Kristof Dierick
M13 - Hercules
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M13 - Hercules

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics Photoline 102/715 Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm-Cool

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 GOTO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 Guiderscope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Software: Astro Pixel Processor APP

Filters: Astronomik L2 Luminance 31mm  ·  Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm

Dates:May 13, 2019

Frames: 241x60"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.52%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3621627

RA center: 16h 41' 45"

DEC center: +36° 25' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.829 degrees

Field radius: 1.039 degrees

Resolution: 4434x3251

Locations: Backyard - Aan de kerk, Mielen-boven-Aalst, Limburg, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


As I'm currently waiting for my EQ6 mount to be refurbished, I've re-processed some data from 2019. This is a total of 4,2 hours LRGB shot in May 2019.


Sky plot

Sky plot


M13 - Hercules, 


            Kristof Dierick