Zooming on star cluster Messier 15

This video sequence begins with a zoom through the constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse), finishing with Hubble observations of Messier 15, one of the oldest and densest globular clusters known. This glittering cluster contains over 100 000 stars, as well as something more exotic and mysterious at its core: a rare type of black hole.


NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org).
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About the Video

Release date:14 November 2013, 16:00
Related releases:heic1321
Duration:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:M 15, Messier 15
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Category:Star Clusters



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