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 all night. It will become visible around 21:32 (EDT), 26° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:58, 61° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:28, 45° above your south-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 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
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






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