Messier 10 or M10 (also designated NGC 6254) is a magnitude 6.4 globular cluster located at an approximate distance of 14,300 light-years in the constellation Ophiuchus.

The object was discovered by Charles Messier on May 29, 1764, who cataloged it as number 10 in his list. He described it as a "nebula without stars", but later study revealed it as a globular cluster of thousands of stars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_10

 

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ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  The evening of May 8th, 2011.

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