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M15
Globular Star Cluster

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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Messier Number:
M15

NGC Number:
NGC 7078

Constellation:
Pegasus

Distance from Earth:
~33,000 Light Years

Visual Magnitude:
7.5

Size:
12.3 arc minutes

M15, a Globular Star Cluster

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Date Taken:
11/8/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
16" RCOS Ritchey Chretien
Astro-Physics .63x Reducer
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG 10XME, NABG
SBIG CFW-8a

Exposure Specs:
75 minutes total
LUM: 15x2.5 min
Red: 3x5 min
Grn: 3x5 min
Blu: 3x5 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v3
Adobe Photoshop CS

 


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