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Caldwell C100 - Lambda Centauri

Caldwell object C100 also known as the Lambda Centauri is a open cluster located within the constellation Centaurus. Caldwell C100 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 4.5*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 4.5 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Lambda Centauri
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 4.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye
      1. Size:
      2. 15'
      1. RA:
      2. 11 36.6
      1. Dec:
      2. -63 02'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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