M15 in Pegasus (23/9/15)

Messier 15 (M15, or NGC 7078) is a globular cluster at the western end of the constellation Pegasus. It is one of the most compact globular clusters known. It is about 33,600 light years away, and has a visual magnitude of 6.2 so under dark skies it is almost visible to the naked eye.

Here’s my photo:

Photo location: Monifieth (near Dundee), Scotland, UK.

Date: 23 Sep 2015; 20:00 UTC.

Telescope: 11-inch Celestron SCT.

Camera: Pentax K3

Exposure: ISO 800, 40 20-second exposures stacked with DeepSkyStacker.

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