Messier 13 - Globular Cluster in Hercules
Globular Cluster Messier 13
  • Description: Globular cluster M13 in Hercules and galaxy NGC6207. M13 (aka NGC6205) is the brightest globular cluster for us further up in the northern hemisphere. Glowing at magnitude 5.8 and about 2/3 the diameter of the moon, it is visible to the naked eye from a dark site. Galaxy NGC6207 requires a telescope, magnitude 11.9 and about 2x3 arc minutes.
  • Film: Ektachrome 200 chilled with Canda Technologies dry-ice cold camera.
  • Scope: 16" f4.5 Newtonian
  • Exposure: 30 Minutes
  • Location: Wilson Coulee Observatory, Alberta
  • Date: May 15, 1988
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