Messier 10 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
Messier 10 is a Globular Cluster in the Ophiuchus constellation. Messier 10 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.
Messier 10 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
See also Messier 10 rise and set times.
Given its visual magnitude of 4.98, Messier 10 is barely visible to the naked eye, easily visible with the help of a small binocular.
Photometric information of Messier 10
The following table lists the magnitude of Messier 10 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of Messier 10The following table reports Messier 10 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of Messier 10 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of Messier 10
The image below is a photograph of Messier 10 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Messier 10
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of Messier 10 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of Messier 10 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of Messier 10 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's Messier 10 - Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):