The globular cluster M 15

Image of M 15
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 15 will become visible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 62° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 31 minutes after the Sun at 00:18.

Name M 15
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7078
Melotte 234
Position
Constellation:Pegasus
Brightness (V):Mag 6.4
Right Ascension:21h30m
Declination:+12°10'
Distance:10.3 kpc
33.6 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.66
Events
14 Aug 2018  –  M15 is well placed
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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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