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M79 (NGC 1904) is a Shapley-Sawyer class V (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2 ... tion_Class) globular cluster located approximately 41,000 light-years away in Lepus.

Luminance – 27x300s – 135 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 20x300s – 100 minutes each – binned 1x1

435 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 15 minutes

Imaged over 12 nights in September, October and November, 2021 and March and April, 2022 at the El Sauce Observatory (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI PL 9000 on a PlaneWave CDK24 at f/6.5 3974 mm.

This data is from Telescope Live (https://telescope.live/) “One-click Observations.”

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/ ... 5/sizes/l/

See my previous refractor image captured in Missouri and New Mexico here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/32064366754.

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