Messier 15 (M 15)

Introduction | Map | My Own Observations | My Own Photos | References

On this page I collect my observations of the globular star cluster M 15 in the constellation Pegasus.

 

Introduction

M 15 (NGC 7078) is a globular star cluster that is located in the constellation Pegasus. Together with M 13, M 5, and M 3, it is counted among the "fantastic four" of the globular clusters in the northern hemisphere (Stoyan). Supposedly, it is the best globular cluster in autumn.

Size: 6' (Stoyan), 10' (Karkoschka)
Distance: 31,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: **** (Stoyan).

 

Map

M15 in the constallation Pegasus

 

My Own Observations

Observations Autumn 2016

Observations September 2017

Observations End of November 2017 until End of 2017

 

My Own Photos

Atik Infinity & Heritage 100P (November 29, 2017)

    

M 15 (Pegasus), unprocessed

 

M 15 (Pegasus), post-processed

Atik Infinity & Heritage 100P (December 7, 2017)

With Barlow Lens (2 x)

         

M 15 (Pegasus), unprocessed

 

Ditto, post-processed

 

Ditto, more "aggressively" post-processed

With Focal Extender (2 x)

         

M 15 (Pegasus), unprocessed

 

Ditto, post-processed

 

Ditto, more "aggressively" post-processed

Atik Infinity & Explorer 150PDS (December 31, 2017)

         

M 15 (Pegasus), unprocessed

 

Ditto, post-processed

 

Ditto, post-processed and sharpened

   

M 15 (Pegasus), unprocessed

 

Ditto, post-processed

 

Ditto, post-processed and sharpened

 

References

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