M 13 Globular cluster in Hercules

The globular cluster M13 can just bee seen with the unaided eye in the constellation of Hercules under dark and clear skies. If you can observe this object with a pair of binoculars or a telescope you will be rewarded with a truly spectacular sight of around 100000 stars closely packed together in a tight sphere

200mm F5 Newtonian telescope on a EQ 5 mount. Starlight Xpress MX716 CCD camera

10x30 seconds exposures. Processed with Starlight Xpress software and Astromix.

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