Messier 15 (NGC7078) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 33000 light years away in the constellation of Pegasus.
It is referred to as M(15) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(7078) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Globular Cluster's location is 21:30.0 (R.A.) and +12:10 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 6.2 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 6 with an apparent dimension of 18.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
(M15,NGC7078) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1746 by Jean-Dominique Maraldi. It's location is RA(21:30.0), Dec(+12:10) and its distance is calculated 33 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 6.2. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 18.0.
|Name||Messier 15 (NGC7078)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1746|