M15 (Globular cluster)

Image of M15
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , M15 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 9° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name M15
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
NGC 7078[3]
Mel 234[4]
Right ascension:21h29m [3]
Declination:+12°10' [3]
Magnitude:6.30 (V) [4]
3.00 (B) [3]
Distance:10.3 kpc
33.6 klyr [1]
B-V Color (mag):-3.30
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.76
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

13 Aug 2024  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2025  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2026  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2027  –  Messier 15 is well placed
13 Aug 2028  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2029  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2030  –  Messier 15 is well placed
14 Aug 2031  –  Messier 15 is well placed


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