Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1979
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.8
Size: 1.8'x1.8'
Object classification: E-SO
Description: vF,vS,stellar
Notes: H III 240;IC 2137

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 05h 34m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -23 19' 00"

Constellation: Lepus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Las Indias (750 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 27/28.3.2008 21:20

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x

Filter:

Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 20
Visuality: III
Weather: +13C, windy

A round and compact galaxy, even brightness.