M13 - Great Hercules Globular Cluster

M13 - The Great Hercules Globular Cluster

M13  (NGC 6205) is a globular cluster of several hundred thousand stars located within our galaxy at a distance of approximately 22,200 light years.  This cluster is located in the constellation Hercules.  More information about this object can be found at the Messier Index - M13.  The image above is a color composite of 18, 15-second white images combined with cyan (28x15s), magenta (16x15s) and yellow (14x15sec) images taken on 11 June 2000 and processed using Kunihiko Okano's Digital Development Process.  The high-resolution luminance component of this image is shown below.

M13 - Great Hercules Globular Cluster

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