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Caldwell C56

Caldwell object C56 is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Cetus. Caldwell C56 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 10.*, and can be viewed with small telescope. It is 10. in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 246
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 10.
      1. Viewing:
      2. small telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 3.8'
      1. RA:
      2. 00 47.0
      1. Dec:
      2. -11 53'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter


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

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