Globular star clusters tend to be on the outskirts of the Milky Way. The debate continues on how "old" globulars really are. Located in the constellation Hercules, M13 is considered the "grandest" globular visible from our part of the northern hemisphere.

Photo made with 8 inch Schmidt Cassegrain at f/10. Exposure was 30 minutes on gas hypered Fuji Super G800 Plus. Guiding was with ST-4 autoguider. Photo cropped and color corrected in Adobe Photoshop.