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Graham Wilcox has turned his attention to Hercules with this sharp capture of the Globular cluster Messier 13.

Discovered by Edmond Halley in 1714, this cluster consists of approximately 300,000 stars.

Despite appearing compact, the stars are spread across 145 Light years.

Also visible iin this wide field image, is the spiral galaxy NGC 6207


 03/10/2018 - Please Note 6:30PM start

 Observing Evening - Contact the Secretary to confirm Location


 The Royal Institution - Colin Stuart


 Observing Evening

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