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Name: Messier 79Other name: NGC 1904
RA: 5h 24.2m DEC: -24° 31'
Constellation: LEP
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.4
Size: 7.8'
Surface brightness: 12
Classification: V
Description: pL,eRi,eC,rrr
Notes: Stars vF
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date: 3/4.2.2005 22:20
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IHeight: 35°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Pretty small globular cluster. It's mainly diffuse, but occasionally granular on the edges. The brightest stars are 13 mag, I saw few of them. The core is bright and obvious.
Updated: 23.3.2005 22:50
Name: Messier 79Other name: NGC 1904
RA: 5h 24.2m DEC: -24° 31'
Constellation: LEP
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.4
Size: 7.8'
Surface brightness: 12
Classification: V
Description: pL,eRi,eC,rrr
Notes: Stars vF
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Base del Teide (2280m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 19/20.4.2004 21:53
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 10°
Weather: +11°C, thin highclouds
Description: Occasionally granular, no individual star excepting few Milky Way's stars.
Updated: 15.5.2004 13:05