Name: Messier 15
    Other names:  
    Description: Globular Cluster
    Ascension: 21 : 30.0
    Declanation: +12 : 10
    Apparent diameter: 18 (arc min)
    Constellation: Pegasus
    Magnitude: 6.2
    Distance: 33600 light years
    Equipment: Meade ETX90+Modified toucam f-0.6
    Date / Time UTC: 8 september 2004 23:00
    Stacked : 48 0f 243
    Exposure time: 25 s
    Location:

    The Hague, The Netherlands

    Other info:

    At the yellow markers must be Pease 1 (not seen with ETX90)
    Pease 1 was the first planetary nebula found
    in a globular cluster, in 1928.

    M15 is perhaps the densest of all (globular) star clusters in our Milky Way galaxy.

     

     

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