M 13 is a Globular Cluster about 145 light years across and 22,200 light years away. It is composed of several hundred thousand stars!


  • Comprised of 5 minute exposures for each filter: 6x Red, 4x Green, 6x Blue.
  • Captured the night of 8 May, 2021
  • Captured remotely at Rusty’s RV Ranch, Rodeo, NM
  • Processed in PixInsight



Resident Tesla nut and polymath. Raised in eastern Kentucky, joined the US Navy at 19 to operate a Nuclear Reactor on a Fast-Attack submarine. After finishing his enlistment, Michael has continued to follow his passions in technology, astronomy, and of course, traveling the country.

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