Messier 15 - Globular Cluster in Pegasus

 
Messier 15 in Pegasus is a globular cluster about 33,600 light-years distant. M15 was the first globular cluster within which a planetary nebula was identified. More information about 15 is available here.

A version of this image displayed in Google Maps is available here.

This is a 5 minute exposure using a Canon 350D coupled to a 10-inch Newtonian telescope, manually guided.

   
Planetary nebula, Pease 1, within the M15 globular cluster.

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