Messier 10 (NGC6254) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 14300 light years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
It is referred to as M(10) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6254) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Globular Cluster's location is 16:57.1 (R.A.) and -04:06 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 6.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 6 with an apparent dimension of 20.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
(M10,NGC6254) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(16:57.1), Dec(-04:06) and its distance is calculated 14.3 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 6.6. Its apparent dimensions measured in arc-minutes is 20.0.
|Name||Messier 10 (NGC6254)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1764|