M13 – Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

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Francesco Di Cencio

Belluno – Italy – Dolomites

RC GSO 8″ reduced with an AP CCDT67 @ 1214 mm
QHY9 bin2
Celestron CGE + Telescope Drive Master
Guided with an Atik 16ic on a SW 80/400 achromatic refractor.

The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, one of the most famous of this ancient objects that orbit around our galaxy.
This is a cluster of hundreds of thousands of stars orbiting a common center of gravity.

This is one of the first objects that I’ve seen through a telescope ;)

2012-06-23T00:00:00

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