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Contains:  M 79, NGC 1904
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Messier's 79th, 


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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Imaging camera:QSI 683wsg-8

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA 16N

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


Filters:Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nmAstrodon 31mm RedAstrodon 31mm Blue

Dates:Jan. 30, 2020

Frames: 80x300"

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.53%

Basic astrometry details job: 3215878

RA center: 5h 24' 10"

DEC center: -24° 31' 15"

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


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.



Andrew Lockwood
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Messier's 79th, 


            Andrew Lockwood