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 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 21:43 (EDT) – 8 hours and 3 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 63° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:25.

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Name M 15
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7078
Mel 234
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
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