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 Seattle , M 79 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 17° above the horizon.

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Name M 79
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 1904
Mel 34
Position
Constellation:Lepus
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
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):-7.85

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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