cluster in Pegasus
is the densest globular cluster of the galaxy that has undergone a
process of contraction called "core collapse" and it is supposed to
contain a supermassive object (maybe a black hole?).
Distance to earth: 33,600 light years
Visual Magnitude: 6.2
More information: Messier index. M15
|Date and location||11-ago-2005. Caraquiz, Madrid|
|Telescope||LX200GPS, f=2000mm. Focal reducer 0,74. Autoguíde with Toucam and Megrez II 80ED ( barlow x 3)|
|Camera||Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
||L: 10x60s; RGB:3x60s. Images stacked and RGB
composition with AIP4WIN.
LRGB with Adobe Photoshop. Filter with Pixinsight
|Visits since september 14th, 2004:|