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Caldwell C77 - Centaurus A

Caldwell object C77 also known as the Centaurus A is a galaxy located within the constellation Centaurus. Caldwell C77 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 7*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 7 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Centaurus A
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 5128
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 18 x 14'
      1. RA:
      2. 13 25.5
      1. Dec:
      2. -43 01'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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