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Photographer:

Dr Alan Potts

Email:

pott_sa@tiscali.co.uk

Location of Photo:

Lincoln, England

Date/Time of photo:

30th July, 2016

Equipment:

7-inch Maksutov-Newtonian telescope on Sky-Watcher EQ6 mount, Nikon D3300 at 1600 ISO sensitivity

Description:

M13 in Hercules is approximately 22000 light years distant and contains of the order of 300000 stars. This is a 10m 20s total exposure consisting of a stack of 10s subframes. Using short exposures ensures no saturation in various subjects.

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