Pease 1

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Pease 1
M15pease1 (HST).jpg
Observation data: J2000.0 epoch
Distance 33,600 ly[1] ly
Apparent magnitude (V) +15.5[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 3 arcsecs[1]
Constellation Pegasus
Physical characteristics
Radius - ly
Absolute magnitude (V) -
See also: Lists of nebulae

Pease 1 is a planetary nebula located within the globular cluster M15 33,600 light years away in the constellation Pegasus. It was the first planetary nebula known to exist within a globular cluster when it was discovered in 1928 (for Francis G. Pease), and just four more have been found (in other clusters) since.[1] At magnitude 15.5, it requires telescopes with an aperture of at least 300-millimetre (12 in) to be detected.[2]


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