M15 (Globular cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M15 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:45 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 44° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 03:58.

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Name M15
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
M15[2]
NGC 7078[3]
Mel 234[4]
Position
Constellation:Pegasus
Magnitude:6.30 (V) [4]
3.00 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):-3.30
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 Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

Events
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
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