M79, NGC 1904

M79, an attractive globular cluster in the constellation Lepus, is rare, in that it is one of the few globulars further out in the Galaxy than our own Sun's location. This picture is from the KPNO 0.9-meter telescope.

Créditos:

NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-m79
Tipo:Observation
Release date:30 de Junio de 2020 a las 21:53
Size:816 x 680 px

Sobre el Objeto

Nombre:M79, NGC 1904
Constellation:Lepus
Categoría:Star Clusters

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Coordenadas

Posición (AR):5 24 20.19
Posición (Dec):-24° 32' 20.63"
Campo visual:6.17 x 5.10 arcminutes
Orientación:North is 0.8° right of vertical