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Caldwell Catalog C52

Caldwell C52

Caldwell object C52 is a elliptical galaxy located within the constellation Virgo.

Caldwell C52 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.3*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 6 x 3° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. elliptical galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 4697
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.3
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 6 x 3'
      1. RA:
      2. 12 48.6
      1. Dec:
      2. -05 48'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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