Palomar 15

Globular Cluster Palomar 15, in Ophiuchus

[Palomar 15 image]

RA:
16:59:51.0
Dec:
-00:32:20
Distance from Sun:
147.0 kly
Distance from Galactic Center:
125.2 kly
Apparent Diameter:
4.2 arc min
Brightness:
14.00 mag vis
Radial Velocity:
+68.9 +/- 1.1 km/s
Diameter:
ly
Abs. Mag:
-5.51 Mag vis
Discovered by George O. Abell in 1959.

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The image in this page was obtained by Martin Germano with an 8" f/5 Newtonian reflector and ST-8XME self-guided CCD camera and Red filter, exposed 1000 minutes.

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