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Caldwell Catalog C85

Caldwell C85 - Omicron Velorum Cluster

Caldwell object C85 also known as the Omicron Velorum Cluster is a open cluster located within the constellation Vela.

Caldwell C85 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 2.5*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 50° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Omicron Velorum Cluster
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. IC 2391
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 2.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye
      1. Size:
      2. 50'
      1. RA:
      2. 08 40.2
      1. Dec:
      2. -53 04'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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