M13, NGC 6205, The Nice Globular Cluster in Hercules

June 14, 2019 - Comment

Photographer Raymond G. Gregory E mail Raymondggregory@gmail.com Location of photograph Mayhill, NM Date/Time of photograph June 2019 Gear 20″ Planewave CDK, Planewave Ascension 200 HR Mount, FLI ProLine 11002M , zero.66 Area Reducer, Astrodon L filters, Pixinsight Description M13 within the constellation Hercules at a distance of 220,000 LY and age of over 11.6BY, is


Photographer

Raymond G. Gregory

E mail

Raymondggregory@gmail.com

Location of photograph

Mayhill, NM

Date/Time of photograph

June 2019

Gear

20″ Planewave CDK, Planewave Ascension 200 HR Mount, FLI ProLine 11002M , zero.66 Area Reducer, Astrodon L filters, Pixinsight

Description

M13 within the constellation Hercules at a distance of 220,000 LY and age of over 11.6BY, is a simple Northern Hemisphere goal, comprised of roughly 300,000 stars inside a diameter of 145 LY, in an space of enough density (with a mean distance between stars of about 2 LY), to trigger stellar collisions and the ensuing formation of latest stars,

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