Globular Cluster M 15

This picture shows the central portion of M15, photographed with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2. The image is about 28 light-years across.

Credit:

P. Guhathakurta (UCO/Lick Observatory, UC Santa Cruz), B. Yanny (Fermi National Accelerator Lab), D. Schneider (Pennsylvania State Univ.), J. Bahcall (Inst. for Advanced Study), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9506b
Type:Observation
Release date:8 November 1995, 06:00
Size:864 x 891 px

About the Object

Name:M 15, Messier 15, NGC 7078
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
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Distance:35000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Near-UV
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
B
439 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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