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Caldwell C92 - Eta Carinae Nebula

Caldwell object C92 also known as the Eta Carinae Nebula is a diffuse nebula located within the constellation Carina. Caldwell C92 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 3*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 3 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Eta Carinae Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 3372
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 3
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye
      1. Size:
      2. 120 x 120'
      1. RA:
      2. 10 43.8
      1. Dec:
      2. -59 52'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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