C15 - Blinking Planetary
Caldwell 15 (NGC 6826) also known as the Blinking Planetary is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Cygnus.
C15 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 8.8*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 0.5 x 2.3' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Blinking Planetary
- planetary nebula
- 0.5 x 2.3'
- 19 44.8
- +50 31'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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