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M13 - NGC 6205 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules


M13 - NGC 6205 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

This was my third attempt at at M13 and I think my best yet. I increased the ISO to 6400. I took more lights and darks. Still need to work the bias and flats into the process to improve my image even more. I didn't push the saturation as much during the processing so the blues and yellows are quite as apparent as other peoples images.
Date: Sept. 26, 2019
Frames: 90x8" ISO6400 lights, 20 darks
Total time: 12 mins.
Bortle Dark-Sky scale: 6
Temperature: 21C
Reducer: Celestron F6.3 Reducer/Corrector
Telescope: Celestron NexStar 6SE
Imaging camera: Canon T2i (unmodded)
Mount: Celestron Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Software: Backyard EOS, DeepSkyStacker






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