M79, NGC1904


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M79, an attractive globular cluster in the constellation Lepus, is rare, in that it is one of the few globulars further out in the Galaxy than our own Sun's location. This picture is from the KPNO 0.9-meter telescope.

More: globular clusters page, stars page, messier page.

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