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Herschel Object 42

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Herschel object 42 is located in the constellation Cas. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 42
      1. Type:
      2. Open Cluster
      1. Constellation:
      2. Cas
      1. NGC:
      2. 457
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.5

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