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Caldwell C86

Caldwell object C86 is a globular cluster located within the constellation Ara. Caldwell C86 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 5.6*, and can be viewed with naked eye (just barely). It is 5.6 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Constellation:
      2. Ara
      1. NGC:
      2. 6397
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 5.6
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye (just barely)
      1. Size:
      2. 26'
      1. RA:
      2. 17 40.7
      1. Dec:
      2. -53 40'
      1. Season:
      2. Summer


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

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