C99 - Coalsack
Caldwell 99 also known as the Coalsack is a dark nebula located within the constellation Crux.
C99 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude *, and can be viewed with telescope . It is 400 x 300' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- dark nebula
- 400 x 300'
- 12 53.0
- -63 00'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.