HCG079 (Seyfert's Sextet) - Group of Galaxies
HCG079 is a Group of Galaxies in the Serpens constellation. HCG079 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.
Apparent size of HCG079The following table reports HCG079 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of HCG079 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of HCG079
The image below is a photograph of HCG079 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HCG079
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of HCG079 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of HCG079 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.