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Caldwell Catalog C69

Caldwell C69 - Bug Nebula

Caldwell object C69 also known as the Bug Nebula is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Scorpius.

Caldwell C69 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 9.6*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 0.8° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Bug Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 6302
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.6
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 0.8'
      1. RA:
      2. 17 13.7
      1. Dec:
      2. -37 06'
      1. Season:
      2. Summer


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

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