Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

M13 globular cluster in Hercules

01-Mar-2024 14:02 AST 01-Mar-2024 18:02 UTC

M13 globular cluster in Hercules, 11-Jun-2018

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: CEM60
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD2
Imaging Camera: Atik 383L+
Frames: 8 ea @ 120s R,G,B 2x2; 8 @ 300s L 1x1
Total Exposure: 88m
Processing: PixInsight
Distance: 22.2 kly
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This photo has won several awards. In chronological order,
- adjudicated contest, Nova East, 2018
- people's choice, Nova East, 2018
- SkyNews Photo of the Week for the week of July 20th, 2018.
- publication in the Gallery section of SkyNews, Jan/Feb 2019 issue
- RASC Imagining the Skies sesquicentennial contest; Astrophotography, Experienced Level.