HCG 79
DSS image of HCG 79
Digitized Sky Survey image of HCG 79, 10' x 10' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of HCG 79
Overlaid DSS image of HCG 79, 10' x 10' with north at top and west to the right
Serpens Sextet, Seyfert's Sextet
CGCG 137-010, CGCG 1557.0+2055, IRAS 15570+2053, RSCG 77, UGC 10116

Type  Galaxy Cluster
Magnitude  12.6
Size  1.66'
RA (2000)  15h 59' 11.8"
Dec (2000)  20° 45' 31" N
Constellation  Serpens
Description  6 members w/NGC6027

Observing Notes
This object has no observations in the database
Other Data Sources for HCG 79
Nearby objects for HCG 79
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.