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astrophotography

Great Hercules Cluster, M13

2016-08-26 / Image Details (Click on image to enlarge)

The Great Hercules Cluster is a globular cluster of about 300,000 stars in the constellation of Hercules.


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Technical Details

LocationZollikerberg, Switzerland
CameraNikon DSLR 7100
TelescopeSkywatcher Quattro 8CF 200 DS Fibre OTA Newton Carbon
Special LenseSkywatcher Newtonian F4 Coma Corrector
MountSkywatcher AZ-EQ6, EQASCOM, Stellarium
AutoguidingLacerta MGEN2 (Autoguiding, Dithering und Camera Control)
Camera ControlDigicamcontrol (Focus, Camera Control)
Lights60 x 45s (45'), ISO-800, additional Biases, Flats and Darks
Stacking SoftwarePixinsight 1.8
Image ProcessingPixinsight 1.8