M13, Globular Star Cluster in Hercules

 

M13

Object:
M13, Globular Star Cluster In Hercules
Coordinates:
RA = 16h 41m 41.24s,  DEC = +36 27' 35.5"
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Stellarvue S80/9D refractor supported by a Robin Casady TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device)
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with PHD guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QSI 583ws
Filters/Exposures:
Astrodon RGB --- Three 2-minute exposures each filter; processed in MaximDL and Photoshop.
Shooting Location:
Tree Farm Campground in Springfield, Vermont
Date/Time:
24 August 2012  
Comments:
Note the 12th magnitude galaxy, NGC 6702, midway between M13 and the upper-right corner of the frame.