• NGC 6254 or Messier 10 in Ophiuchus
  • M10
    M10 in Ophiuchus
  • NGC 6254, M10, is a globular cluster of stars in Ophiuchus.
  • Hover over the picture for an annotated version
  • Date:  16 July 2022
  • FOV:  cropped to 68' × 45'; the angular size of M10 is about 20'
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SVX102T + SFFX-1 (714mm, f/7)
  • Guiding:  ZWO ASI120MM mini mono guide camera,
  • Stellarvue F050G 50mm guide scope
  • Computer:  ASIair pro Raspberry Pi
  • Mount:  iOptron CEM40
  • Camera:  ZWO ASI071MC Pro Cooled (-10°C) Color CMOS with gain 240
  • Filter:  Baader Light Pollution Moonglow filter with IR cut
  • Stacking:  Nine 240 second frames using Deep Sky Stacker
  • Total Time:  36 minutes
  • Processing:  Pixinsight – SPCC, DBE, SPCC, BlurXT, NoiseXT, Mask, GHS,
  • PMath add Mask + GHS, HDR4, Sat, DynCrop, Scale
  • Location:  Darling Hill Observatory near Vesper, NY