Caldwell 79 (NGC 3201) is a globular cluster located within the constellation Vela.
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.
- globular cluster
- small binoculars
- 10 17.6
- -46 25'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.