Messier 15 – Globular cluster in Pegasus

Messier 15 (M15) globular cluster and currents of IFN (integrated flux nebula) is pictured on this image. These two types of deep sky object are some of the most mysterious things. While globular clusters are quite common yet the oldest creatures in Universe, their origins and their role in galactic evolution are still unclear. Integrated flux nebula is a relatively recently discovered phenomenon. These ghostly filaments of dust and gas are “above” the plane of Milky Way and illuminated by its integrated light. M15 is one of the oldest and most dense known globular clusters. It’s hovering over the plain of the galaxy 33 600 light years from us in constellation Pegasus, where IFN is also relatively dense. This field of view gives us a cross-section insight of the structure of our galaxy in three scales. The foreground stars in the plane, the INF above them and the Old Myterious Globe, a shiny jewel of our home galaxy.

Scope: 200/800 SkyWatcher Newton
Mount: SkyWatcher NEQ6 pro upgraded
Guiding: Lacerta MGen autoguider
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Exposure: 202*5 min on ISO 800 
Date: from 2016.06.01 to 2016.08.31
Location: Zselic

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