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Monday, July 17, 2006

The Great globular cluster in Hercules

Aka Messier 13 (M13) is one of the showpiece deep sky objects of the northern night sky. Made up of approximately one million stars, this cluster is 25100 light-years distant. This image was taken with the 1.5-m (60") telescope on Mt. Lemmon. The final image is a combination of 34, five-second exposures for a total intergration of 170 seconds.


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