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Caldwell Catalog

Caldwell C12 - Fireworks Galaxy

Caldwell object C12 also known as the Fireworks Galaxy is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Cepheus. Caldwell C12 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 8.9*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 8.9 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Fireworks Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. spiral galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 6946
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.9
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 11 x 9'
      1. RA:
      2. 20 34.8
      1. Dec:
      2. +60 09'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


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

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