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Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum

Messier 11 is a Open Cluster in the Scutum constellation. Messier 11 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 11
Open Cluster
Scutum
Available Resources for Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum

Photometric information of Messier 11

The following table lists the magnitude of Messier 11 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).

6.32
5.8

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of Messier 11

The following table reports Messier 11 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of Messier 11 is a visual representation of it.
9 arcmin
9 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of Messier 11

The image below is a photograph of Messier 11 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).

Image of Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum star
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DSS2 image of Messier 11 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (9 arcmin) and minor (9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Messier 11

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of Messier 11 are provided in the following table:

18h 51m 06s
-06° 16’ 11”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of Messier 11 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum star
Simplified finder chart for Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum.

Finder chart Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum star
Simplified finder chart for Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum.

Rise ans set times of Messier 11 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.3°
Max altitude: 32.3°
Azimuth: 263.7°
Messier 11 (Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski) - Open Cluster in Scutum is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom