Greetings from Hercules – Globular Cluster (M13)

Messier 13 (NGC 6205) is a globular cluster of several hundred thousand stars in the constellation Hercules. M13 is also known as Hercules Globular Cluster. Edmond Halley discovered it already in 1714. The globular cluster has an apparent magnitude of 5,8 mag and therefore is well suited for observation and astrophotography by amateur astronomers.

Date2014/06/25
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectGlobular Cluster (M13)
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-15°C
Luminance12x 400s, bin: 1x1
Red10x 200s, bin: 2x2
Green10x 200s, bin: 2x2
Blue10x 200s, bin: 2x2
Dark9x
Flat10x
Total exposure~2h46m

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Clear skies!

Last updated: June 20, 2022 at 9:55 am

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