The globular cluster M 79

Image of M 79
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 79 is visible between 02:44 and 06:10. It will become accessible at around 02:44, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:27, 26° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 06:10 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 79
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 1904
Mel 34
Position
Constellation:Lepus
Magnitude:8.16 (V)[1]
9.21 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.05
Right Ascension:05h24m [1]
Declination:-24°31' [1]
Distance:12.9 kpc
42.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.39

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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