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Messier 13 - NGC 6205

 

  • TYPE:  Globular Cluster Class V
  • RA: 16h 41.7'
  • DEC:  +36degrees 28'
  • SIZE:  16.6'
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  5.7
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  12.7
  • CONSTELLATION:  Hercules
  • DISTANCE:   25 Thousand Light Years
  • DIAMETER:  145 Light Years

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-14, FL 3910 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector, on a Paramount GT1100 mount.
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  Santa Barbara Instruments, AO-7
  • FILTER(S):  None
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -5 C
  • BINING/RESOLUTION:  1 X 1 (1530 X 1020)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  60 minutes
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  1
  • FILM SPEED:  None
  • DATE/TIME:  03/20/2004 / 09:35:41 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  57 degrees F
  • HUMIDITY:  59 %

 

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