The galaxy cluster Abell 979

Image of Abell 979
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Abell 979 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:35 (EDT) – 3 hours and 29 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 22° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:56.

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Name Abell 979
Object Type Galaxy Cluster
Position
Constellation:Sextans
Magnitude:15.30 (R) [1]
Right ascension:10h20m [1]
Declination:-07°53' [1]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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