Wednesday, 19 September 2012

M10



M10 / NGC6254
Constellation - Ophiucus
Globular cluster
Distance - 14300Ly
Mag - 6.6

Date - 18/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi III some cloud
SQM - 21.10 (NELM 6.1)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 7mm Pentax XW x218 TFoV 0˚19

Sketch notes
Suprised to see a fairly faint and fuzzy glob considering is 6.6 magnitude but this could be due to poor fairly conditions?
Medium size with evenly spread brightness from the core, three noticeable 'arms' branch out while the core remained very hard to resolve.

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