3079 is a prime number.
3079 is a number that cannot be written as a sum of three squares.
3079 is a prime of the form n2 - n - 1, for n = 56.
3079 is a centered 18-gonal number.
3079 is a prime p such that p - 1 and p + 1 are divisible by cubes: 3078 = 2 x 34 x 19 and 3080 = 23 x 5 x 7 x 11.
NGC 3079 is a spiral galaxy, found in the direction of the constellation Ursa Major about 55 million light years from Earth.
Chandra X-ray Observatory image of NGC 3079.
Source: Chandra X-ray ObservatoryImage: NASA/CXC/U.North Carolina/G.Cecil