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Messier 13

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Messier 13, the Great Globular cluster located in the constellation of Hercules. It is one of the brightest and best know globular clusters in the northern hemisphere. The cluster has a diameter of around 145 light years and contains about 300,000 stars.

In this wide field view, many distant background galaxies are revealed.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Hercules
  • Right Ascension: 16h 41m 41.24s
  • Declination: +36° 27′ 35.5″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 22,200
  • Telescope: Orion ED80cft Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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