M13 and HR Diagram

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 14" CDK

Imaging camera:Finger Lakes Instrumentation Kepler 4040

Mount:Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 400 OAE

Guiding camera:Unguided Protrack

Software:PixInsight 1.8, CCDCommander,  Adobe Photoshop CS6, Software Bisque Sky X Pro

Filter:Astrodon L, R, G, B

Accessory:MoonLite NiteCrawler WR35

Resolution: 3569x3200

RA center: 250.510 degrees

DEC center: 36.348 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.727 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.045 degrees

Field radius: 0.484 degrees

Locations: DSW Remote Observatories, Rowe, NM, United States


This image is a collaboration between Professor Robert Vanderbei and I. The image in the background and the HR diagram use the same data set. For more information about the HR diagram and the matlab code to create the diagram see the link below to Robert J. Vanderbei's website. He is a Professor, Operations Research and Financial Engineering Assoc. Faculty Member in Astro, Comp Sci, Math, MAE, PACM, SML, and BCF Fellow of AMS, INFORMS, and SIAM at Princeton University and a friend.