Image information:

Date: 08/29/2008
Equipment: BIG ST2000XM with CFW10 and Astrodon I series Gen II LRGB filter set through WO ZS105ED telescope on Losmandy GM8 mount. WO ZS105ED working at f7.
Image type: LRGB
Exposure time: 9X4min Luminance binned 1X1, RG&B 5X3min each binned 2X2

Object information:

Object designations:

M15, NGC7078
Object type:
Globular cluster
Object size:
Constellation: Pegasus
M15 is one of the oldest and densest globular clusters in our galaxy. It is 13.2 billion years old. Core of the M15 is one of the densest concentrations of stars known to us. There are indications that there might be a massive black hole in its center. M15 is 35 kly distant and has a diameter of 175 ly. It is visible even with slightest optical aid.

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