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Caldwell Catalog C63

Caldwell C63 - Helix Nebula

Caldwell object C63 also known as the Helix Nebula is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Aquarius.

Caldwell C63 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 7.3*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 13° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Helix Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 7293
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.3
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 13'
      1. RA:
      2. 22 29.6
      1. Dec:
      2. -20 48'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


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

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