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Caldwell C32 - Whale galaxy

Caldwell object C32 also known as the Whale galaxy is a galaxy located within the constellation Canes Venatici. Caldwell C32 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.3*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 9.3 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Whale galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 4631
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.3
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 15 x 3'
      1. RA:
      2. 12 42.1
      1. Dec:
      2. +32 32'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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