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Caldwell Catalog

Caldwell C99 - Coalsack

Caldwell object C99 also known as the Coalsack is a dark nebula located within the constellation Crux. Caldwell C99 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude *, and can be viewed with telescope . It is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Coalsack
      1. Type:
      2. dark nebula
      1. Viewing:
      2. telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 400 x 300'
      1. RA:
      2. 12 53.0
      1. Dec:
      2. -63 00'
      1. Season:
      2. Spring


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

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