Messier : Messier M15

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
Messier M15 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
Rise04:2474° (East)
SetDawn82° (East)
Maximum elevation

05:16

10°

82° (East)

Elevation

Messier M15 Celestial motion
Information about Messier M15

General information

Globular Cluster NGC7078 has the magnitude of 6 and is placed in Pegasus constellation. The 's apparent sizes are 12 angular minutes.
Because of low brightness and large angular size, is available for observations through a 5-inch telescope.

Information for observations

2024-02-27 NGC7078 will rise at east at 04:24 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:17) the object will be placed at east. Maximum elevation, 10° above horizon, will be reached at 05:16, when will be placed at east.
 

Messier M15 on the sky map

Messier M15 on the sky map
Object type

Globular Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Pegasus

Magnitude

6

Apparent size12'
Right ascension21h 29m 58.33s
Declination12° 10′ 1.2″

Catalogues

Messier

M15

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC7078

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H IV 37Double Star4.54
H VI 103Double Star2.4