C12 - Fireworks Galaxy
Caldwell 12 (NGC 6946) also known as the Fireworks Galaxy is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Cepheus.
C12 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 8.9*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 11 x 9' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Fireworks Galaxy
- spiral galaxy
- 11 x 9'
- 20 34.8
- +60 09'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.