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Caldwell C20 - North America Nebula

Caldwell object C20 also known as the North America Nebula is a diffuse nebula located within the constellation Cygnus. Caldwell C20 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 4*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 4 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. North America Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 7000
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 4
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye
      1. Size:
      2. 120 x 100'
      1. RA:
      2. 20 58.8
      1. Dec:
      2. +44 20'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


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

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