A superb image of Messier 13 by member Diane Clarke taken on the 29th April 2024 using a Seestar S50 250mm, 120 x 10sec exp @ f5. 

Messier 13 or M13 (also designated NGC 6205 and sometimes called the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, the Hercules Globular Cluster, or the Great Hercules Cluster), is a globular cluster of several hundred thousand stars in the constellation of Hercules.

Diane wrote ”I captured this image of M13 the great Hercules cluster last night I was only able to get 20 minutes worth of data before the clouds arrived.  M13 possibly contains 300,000 to over 500,000 stars with a distance of 25117.4 Ly.  Below & to the right is HD 150679 a Spectral type A2 variable star distance approx. 425.24 Ly.  Below & to the left is HD 150998 a Spectral type K2 variable star distance approx. 1164.84 Ly.