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 evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:07 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 49° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:23, 63° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:13, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name M 15
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7078
Mel 234
Magnitude:6.30 (V) [3]
3.00 (B) [2]
Right ascension:21h29m [2]
Declination:+12°10' [2]
Distance:10.3 kpc
33.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.76
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn 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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