Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

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Tom Howard

Crawley, West Sussex

Meade 127 refractor on an EQ6. Nikon D90 DSLR.

I was determined to catch my favourite DSO earlier this year before the nights got too bright. This image is the result of 90 minutes of exposures on a particularly clear night in April. I also caught the galaxies NGC6207 and IC4617.