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Astrophoto: Messier 13 – 06/22

The great cluster in Hercules Messier 13 with 600mm on an APS-C chip.

High resolution on Flickr:

Hercules Cluster Messier 13

Technical overview

TelescopeVIXEN ED80sf
Focal Length600mm
Aperture ratio7.5
Erecting LenseTSFlat2
FilterOptolong UV/IR Cut
MountSkywatcher HEQ-5
Goto-ControlEKOS
Mount ControlINDI
Guiding Scope Focal Length162 mm
Guiding Camera Chip4.8mm x 3.6mm, 8bit
Guiding Camera Resolution1280×960
Guiding SoftwareEKOS, INDI
Dithering3 pixel
CameraCANON EOS M100(a)
Methodfocal projection
Camera angle
Camera ControlEKOS, INDI, Gphoto2
Photography Date01.06.2022
Exposure-Time Lights24x300s
Correction framesFLATS, BIASES
SensitivityISO 400
Post Processing Date02.06.2022
Stacking, IntegrationSiriL
Post Processing SoftwareSiriL
Image EditingAffinity Photo
Capture PlaceKoblenz, Germany
LightpollutionBortle 5
Scattered lightstrong

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