NGC 79

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NGC 79
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 00h 21m 02.9s
Declination+22° 33′ 60″
Apparent magnitude (V)14.9
Other designations
PGC 1340

NGC 79 is an elliptical galaxy estimated to be about 240 million light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda.[1] Its apparent magnitude is 14.9. It was descovered on 14 November 1884 by Guillaume Bigourdan.


  1. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas NGC Objects: NGC 79". Celestial Atlas. Retrieved 3 March 2015.