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Caldwell Catalog C79

Caldwell C79

Caldwell object C79 is a globular cluster located within the constellation Vela.

Caldwell C79 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 6.7*, and can be viewed with small binoculars. It is 18° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 3201
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.7
      1. Viewing:
      2. small binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 18'
      1. RA:
      2. 10 17.6
      1. Dec:
      2. -46 25'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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