Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pegasus (Peg)  ·  Contains:  M 15  ·  NGC 7078
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Messier 15, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
Messier 15
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Messier 15

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Messier 15, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
Messier 15
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Messier 15

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon RGB  ·  Luminance

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:Aug. 16, 2019

Frames:
Luminance: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB: 30x120" (1h) bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2864543

RA center: 21h 29' 57"

DEC center: +12° 10' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.033 degrees

Field radius: 0.474 degrees


Resolution: 2270x1705

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 15 has the densest core of any of our galaxy's globular clusters. It is suspected of harbouring a black hole at its centre.

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Messier 15, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker

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