C31 - Flaming Star Nebula
Caldwell 31 also known as the Flaming Star Nebula is a diffuse nebula located within the constellation Auriga.
C31 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 6*, and can be viewed with naked eye (just barely). It is 30 x 19' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Flaming Star Nebula
- diffuse nebula
- naked eye (just barely)
- 30 x 19'
- 05 16.2
- +34 16'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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