### Photographer:

Raymond G. Gregory

Mayhill, NM

June 2019

### Equipment:

20" Planewave CDK, Planewave Ascension 200 HR Mount, FLI ProLine 11002M , 0.66 Field Reducer, Astrodon L filters, Pixinsight

### Description:

M13 in the constellation Hercules at a distance of 220,000 LY and age of over 11.6BY, is an easy Northern Hemisphere target, comprised of approximately 300,000 stars within a diameter of 145 LY, in an area of sufficient density (with an average distance between stars of about 2 LY), to cause stellar collisions and the resulting formation of new stars,