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Caldwell Catalog C49

Caldwell C49 - Rosette Nebula

Caldwell object C49 also known as the Rosette Nebula is a diffuse nebula located within the constellation Monoceros.

Caldwell C49 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 9*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 80 x 60° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Rosette Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 2237
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 80 x 60'
      1. RA:
      2. 06 32.3
      1. Dec:
      2. +05 03'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter


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

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