Globular Clusters Near and Far

Here is an interesting  comparison between M13 the Hercules Cluster and G1, the brightest globular cluster in the Andromeda galaxy. Both images were captured from an urban location with an almost full Moon in the sky. Click on the M13 image to see a 50% crop of the cluster.

G1 orMayall 2 is the fuzzy "star" in the center of the image. Here is the Hubble view
Object M13 - RA 16:41.7 Dec 36:28
G1-  RA 00:36:42.5 Dec  39:34:39.7
Exposure M13 - 13minutes (52 X 15 seconds)
G1 - 48 minutes (16 X 3 minutes)
ISO 1600
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics M13 - Prime focus of a 200mm SkyWatcher f/5 Newtonian reflector with a Televu Paracor for a total focal length of 1150 mm
G1 - Same setup with a 2.5 times barlow

Bedford, Nova Scotia

Processing Both images were calibrated with flats, bias but no darks. The images received mild stretches and deconvolution.