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M13 The Great Globular Cluster

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M13 The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules was captured from IC Astronomy in Oria.

Some Info about M13:

M13 is about 145 light-years in diameter, and it is composed of several hundred thousand stars, the brightest of which is a red giant, the variable star V11, with an apparent visual magnitude of 11.95. M13 is about 22,200 light-years away from Earth.

Lum 13x600 Secs 
Red 19x600 Secs 
Green 26x600 Secs 
Blue 23x600 Secs 

13 Hours 30 mins in total.

Equipment used:

Telescope: Tec 140 F7

Camera: Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono Cooled to -15C

Image Scale: 0.95 

Guiding: OAG

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky RGB,Astronomik Luminance filters L-3

Mount: iOptron CEM60 "Standard" GOTO Centre Balanced Equatorial Mount

Image Acquisition: Sequence Generator Pro

Stacking and Calibrating: Pixinsight

Processing: Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CC

Finished.LRGB PS.jpg

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That is an excellent image with the propeller showing nicely and a Galaxy to boot.

Great job.

Mick.

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 Thanks for the comments 😀

On 02/06/2019 at 20:19, astro mick said:

That is an excellent image with the propeller showing nicely and a Galaxy to boot.

Great job.

Mick.

 

On 02/06/2019 at 21:11, FaB-Bo-Peep said:

Wow!!!!!!

 

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Awesome! It never looked better.

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Fantastic picture....well done indeed...

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