M13 - Hercules Cluster - 090519

Messier 13 (NGC 6205) is a globular cluster of about 300,000 stars in the constellation of Hercules. Located along one edge of the central keystone of four stars in Hercules, the Hercules cluster is considered the finest globular cluster in the Northern Hemisphere.


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   Right Ascension: 16h 41m 40.809s (250° 25m 12.138s)
   Declination: +36° 27m 24.693s
Orientation: Up is 92.0 degrees West of North.
Image Size: 30.093' x 21.755' Pixel Scale: 0.471"


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