Object: Globular cluster MESSIER 79             Constell: LEP

RA: 05h 24m             Decl: -24° 33'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 8.0m               Size: 8.7m              Type: 5

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: laSilla, Chile
Date/Time: 23./24.11.1993, 04.20

Telescope: C 280/2800
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 36'              NE Lim.mag: 6.5m
Background sky: 1       Seeing: 1 
Weather: Very, very good.          

Brightness: 2           Alt:    
Description: A beautiful small globular cluster. About 50 stars
resolved along the edges but center too crowded for good
resolution. Between two mag. 12 stars: one N and another S just
outside the cluster.