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Caldwell C97 - Pearl Cluster

Caldwell object C97 also known as the Pearl Cluster is a open cluster located within the constellation Centaurus. Caldwell C97 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 5.3*, and can be viewed with naked eye (barely). It is 5.3 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Pearl Cluster
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 3766
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 5.3
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye (barely)
      1. Size:
      2. 12'
      1. RA:
      2. 11 36.1
      1. Dec:
      2. -61 37'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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