A Globular Cluster in the constellation Hercules, M13 is a distance of 20,000 LY from
Earth.  Also known as the Hercules Cluster, it contains 100,000 stars and is 150 LY across.
Messier 13 is one of the most prominent Globular Clusters in the sky and is 12 billion years old.



July 23, 2008
WO ZS 105mm f/7 Apo Refractor - Baader IR Filter
Canon Digital Rebel 300D / Modified (Hap Griffin)
36 Minute / 12x180s @ 800ASA
Manually guided on a 14" Meade LX200
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski



 

Messier 13, M13
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