Messier Catalog » M15 — NGC 7078

An estimated age of over 12 billion years makes M15 the oldest known globular cluster. This massive grouping of stars is collapsing under its own gravitation pull, drawing the stars in towards a possible black hole in its core.
M15: Ancient Globular Cluster

An estimated age of over 12 billion years makes M15 the oldest known globular cluster. This massive grouping of stars is collapsing under its own gravitation pull, drawing the stars in towards a possible black hole in its core.

 
RA

21h 30m

Dec

12°10

Magnitude

6.2 ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫

Size

12.3

Distance

33,600 light years

Season

🍂 Autumn

Difficulty

🟢 Easy