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Caldwell Catalog C74

Caldwell C74 - Eight Burst Nebula

Caldwell object C74 also known as the Eight Burst Nebula is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Vela.

Caldwell C74 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.4*, 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. Eight Burst Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 3132
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.4
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 0.8'
      1. RA:
      2. 10 07.7
      1. Dec:
      2. -40 26'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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