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Caldwell Catalog C39

Caldwell C39 - Eskimo Nebula

Caldwell object C39 also known as the Eskimo Nebula is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Gemini.

Caldwell C39 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 9.2*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 0.2 x 0.7° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Eskimo Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 2392
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.2
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 0.2 x 0.7'
      1. RA:
      2. 07 29.2
      1. Dec:
      2. +20 55'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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