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Photographer:

Raymond G. Gregory

Email:

Raymondggregory@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Mayhill, NM

Date/Time of photo:

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,

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