Caldwell C97 - Pearl Cluster
Caldwell object C97 also known as the Pearl Cluster is a open cluster located within the constellation Centaurus.
Caldwell C97 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 5.3*, and can be viewed with naked eye (barely). It is 12° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Pearl Cluster
- open cluster
- naked eye (barely)
- 11 36.1
- -61 37'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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