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Messier 79

M79 by Gerard van den Braak


Object data

Object type:

M79 (NGC 1904)

Size:

9,6 arc mins

Magnitude:

7.7

Constellation:

Lepus (Haas)

Distance:

42.100 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2011-01-10   ~23.00 hour

Julian day number

2455 572

Location:

Zuidlaren, Holland

Telescope:

Sugar-3 telescope 255mm F5,5 Newton

Camera:

ST 2000XM CFW10

Filters:

L: 4x1 min

R:
  G:
  B:

Temperature outside:

0,60C

Temperature CCD:

-150C

Binning:

2x2

SQM: 20.56

Processing tools:

CcdSoft,V5  Photoshop CS3 ImagesPlus.

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Notes:

12 degrees above horizon