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M13
Globular Star Cluster

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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Messier Number:
M13

NGC Number:
NGC 6205

Common Name:
Great Cluster in Hercules

Constellation:
Hercules

Distance from Earth:
~22,000 Light Years

Visual Magnitude:
5.9

Size:
16.6 arc minutes

M13, a Globular Star Cluster

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Date Taken:
5/20/2006

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
16" RCOS Ritchey-Chretien
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG 11000M
AstroDon Series I Filters

Exposure Specs:
120 minutes total
Lum: 4x15 min
Red: 2x10 min
Grn: 2x10 min
Blu: 2x10 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS

Copyright 2006, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.