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Pegasus

M15, Globular Cluster in Pegasus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M15 (NGC 7078) Globular Cluster 21h 29m 58s +12° 10′ 01″ Pegasus +6.19 18.0 arcmin Overview Jean-Dominique Maraldi discovered M15 in 1746. Messier himself observed it in June 1764 and added it as the fifteenth object in his catalog. This relatively bright globular is easily visible in […]

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Double Stars in Pegasus Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Separation* (A) 3 Pegasi Double Star 21h 37m 44s +06° 37′ 06″ Pegasus +6.2 39.0″ at 348° (B) 72 Pegasi Double Star 23h 33m 57s +31° 19′ 31″ Pegasus +6.1 0.6″ at 108° (C) 85 Pegasi Double Star 00h 02m 10s +27° 04′ 56″ Pegasus +5.8 0.8″ at

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Galaxy NGC 7814

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size NGC 7814 Spiral Galaxy 00h 03m 15s +16° 08′ 44″ Pegasus +10.5 4.4′ x 1.9′ Overview The Great Square of Pegasus is a well-known asterism and, for many, its arrival in evening skies is a sign that fall is just around the corner. Many star hops begin

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NGC 7479, Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size NGC 7479(Caldwell 44) Spiral Galaxy 23h 04m 57s +12° 19′ 22″ Pegasus +10.9 3.6×2.7 arcmins Overview Our final challenge of 2021 takes us to the Great Square of Pegasus and a bright, beautiful spiral galaxy lying three degrees south of Markab, one of the bright stars marking

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Double Stars in Pegasus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Separation* (A) 3 Pegasi Double Star 21h 37m 44s +06° 37′ 06″ Pegasus +6.2 39.0″ at 348° (B) 72 Pegasi Double Star 23h 33m 57s +31° 19′ 31″ Pegasus +6.1 0.6″ at 108° (C) 85 Pegasi Double Star 00h 02m 10s +27° 04′ 56″ Pegasus +5.8 0.8″ at

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