The globular cluster M 15

Image of M 15
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 15 will become visible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 54° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 6 minutes after the Sun at 22:49.

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Name M 15
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7078
Mel 234
Position
Constellation:Pegasus
Magnitude:6.30 (V)[2]
3.00 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:21h29m [1]
Declination:+12°10' [1]
Distance:10.3 kpc
33.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.76
Events
14 Aug 2019  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2020  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2021  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2022  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2023  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2024  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2025  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2026  –  M15 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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