C69 - Bug Nebula
Caldwell 69 (NGC 6302) also known as the Bug Nebula is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Scorpius.
C69 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 9.6*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 0.8' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Bug Nebula
- planetary nebula
- large binoculars
- 17 13.7
- -37 06'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.