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Globular Cluster
M15 | Messier 15 | NGC 7078
M15 is one of the most densely-packed globular clusters, and one of the few known to contain a planetary nebula. With over 100,000 stars, this cluster is 175 light years in diameter.


Viewing at 96%
Although shot through a 60mm guide scope, this image shows 15th mag stars and resolved the outer shell of M15

All Images of Globular Cluster
24 Nov 2017
24 Nov 2017
9 Jun 2016
1 Nov 2013
5 Oct 2013
20 Sep 2009
Details:
Night of:Friday November 24, 2017
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:6:45 PM | Nov 24, 2017
Altitude:55
RA:21h 29m 58s
Declination:+12d 10'
Distance:33,000 light years
Magnitude:+6.2 mV
Size:18'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:60mm-ZWO
Camera:ZWO ASI224
f/ratio:f4.6
Pixel Scale:2.69 arcsec
Image Size:830 x 635 pixels (0.5 MP)
37.2' x 28.5'
Exposure:5 sec
Stacked Frames:50
Shot Info:60mm guide scope
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