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.