M13

M13

Description of object: M13 is the premier showpiece globular cluster in the northern sky. It is visible to the naked eye under dark conditions. It lies in Hercules.

Image Information: 23:00 May 17, 2002. This image was created from eighteen sum stacked images all with 15-second exposures.
Moon Illumination: 32%

Telescope and Camera Info.: Meade 12in. f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain with an Apogee AP6E CCD camera.