M13 Hercules Globular Cluster

Image information:

Date: 05/01/2022
Equipment: Altair Hypercam 533C colour camera through APM/LZOS 105/650 APO telescope on Losmandy GM8 mount. The telescope was working at f6.2 with Astro-Tech 2" field flattener.
Image type: OSC
Exposure time: 80X1min, gain 250 (0.8e/ADU).

Object information:

Object designations:

M13, NGC 6205, Hercules Globular Cluster
Object type:
Globular cluster
Object size:
Constellation: Hercules
M13 is the most famous cluster of the northern celestial hemisphere, sometimes it's called "The Great Hercules Globular Cluster". It is naked eye visible on better nights. Contains several hundred thousand of stars in diameter of only 150 ly. M13 is 25 kly away from Earth. NGC 6207, an edge on galaxy is also visible on image.

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M13, LRGB, ST2000XM through WO ZS105ED telescope