Palomar 15
DSS image of Palomar 15
Digitized Sky Survey image of Palomar 15, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Palomar 15
Overlaid DSS image of Palomar 15, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
C 1657-004, K73 781, MCG +00-43-006, Pal15, PGC 59400, UGC 10642, Z 1657.3-0028, ZWG 025.016, Zwicky 1

Type  Globular Cluster
Magnitude  14.2
Size  3'
RA (2000)  16h 59'
Dec (2000)  0° 32' S
Constellation  Ophiuchus
Description  13"-eF, pS, R, low surface brightness, averted vizhlp

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
18 Apr 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Large, very faint, large at 10', a patch of light seen by rocking the 'scope and with averted vision, not resolved
Other Data Sources for Palomar 15
Nearby objects for Palomar 15
1 objects found within 120'
Palomar 15
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.