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 20:43 and 22:38. It will become accessible at around 20:43, when it rises 24° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:40, 26° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 22:38 when it sinks to 24° above your southern horizon.

Name M 79
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 1904
Melotte 34
Position
Constellation:Lepus
Brightness (V):Mag 8.0
Right Ascension:05h24m
Declination:-24°33'
Distance:12.9 kpc
42.1 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.55

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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