Wide field image of star cluster Messier 15 (ground-based view)

This image, from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, shows the sky around Messier 15, one of the oldest and densest globular clusters known.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1321b
Type:Observation
Release date:14 November 2013, 16:00
Related releases:heic1321
Size:8679 x 7677 px

About the Object

Name:M 15, Messier 15
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:35000 light years

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
V
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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