Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Lepus (Lep)  ·  Contains:  M 79  ·  NGC 1904
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Messier's 79th, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood
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Messier's 79th

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Messier's 79th, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood
Messier's 79th
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Messier's 79th

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA 16N

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA 16N

Focal reducers: ASA Astrosysteme ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0,95x

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon 31mm Blue  ·  Astrodon 31mm Red


Dates:Jan. 30, 2020

Frames: 80x300" (6h 40')

Integration: 6h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 5.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3215878

RA center: 05h24m10s

DEC center: -24°3115

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.518 degrees

Field radius: 0.396 degrees


Resolution: 6111x4365

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The 79th not-comet catalogued by Charles Messier, discovered by Mechain in 1798. Estimated at 13,000 parsecs, the field also contains some interesting background galaxies.

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Messier's 79th, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood