Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Lepus (Lep)  ·  Contains:  M 79  ·  NGC 1904
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            Oliver Czernetz
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Messier 79

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Data: Digitized Sky Survey (POSS-II)

Software: FITS LIBERATOR  ·  Registar  ·  Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Extended  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2 DSS 3.3.2


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 477912

RA center: 05h24m11s

DEC center: -24°4055

Pixel scale: 6.982 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.604 degrees

Field radius: 2.306 degrees


Resolution: 1976x1323

Description

Messier 79

Messier 79 (also known as M79 or NGC 1904) is a globular cluster in the Lepus constellation.

It lies at a distance of about 41,000 light years away from Earth and 60,000 light years away from the Galactic Center.

Siding Spring Observatory - NSW, Australia

LUM: 4x300s

Takahashi FSQ ED

Aperture: 106mm (0.1 metre)

Focal Length: 530mm (0.53 metre)

SBIG STL-11000M

Additional Data: POSS-II

Image Assembly and Processing: Oliver Czernetz

Software: Deep Sky Stacker, Fits Liberator, Registar, Photoshop CS5E

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(The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.)

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Messier 79, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz