Messier 79 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 79, also known as NGC 1904, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Lepus.  It has a diameter of ~75 light-years and lies at a distance of ~43,000 light-years.  The images comprise 6 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 35 degrees on 28 December 2016.  The fields of view of the top and bottom images are 132’ x 132’ (2.2 degrees square) and 42’ x 42’, respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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