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Messier M79

M79 (NGC 1904) is a Globular Cluster located in the constellation Lepus, is best viewed during Winter, and is magnitude 8.5. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 8.7' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Globular Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 1904
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.5
      1. Size:
      2. 8.7'
      1. RA:
      2. 5h 24.5m
      1. Dec:
      2. -24 33'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter

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