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Caldwell C19 - Cocoon Nebula

Caldwell object C19 also known as the Cocoon Nebula is a diffuse nebula located within the constellation Cygnus. Caldwell C19 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 7.2*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 7.2 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Cocoon Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 5146
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.2
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 12 x 12'
      1. RA:
      2. 21 53.5
      1. Dec:
      2. +47 16'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


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

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