The globular cluster M 15

Image of M 15
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 15 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:12 (EDT), 56° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:30, 61° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:15, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 15
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7078[3]
Mel 234[4]
Magnitude:6.30 (V) [4]
3.00 (B) [3]
Right ascension:21h29m [3]
Declination:+12°10' [3]
Distance:10.3 kpc
33.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.76
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

14 Aug 2022  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2023  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2024  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2025  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2026  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2027  –  M15 is well placed
13 Aug 2028  –  M15 is well placed
14 Aug 2029  –  M15 is well placed






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