C50 - Satellite Cluster
Caldwell 50 (NGC 2244) also known as the Satellite Cluster is a open cluster located within the constellation Monoceros.
C50 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 4.8*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 24' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
- Satellite Cluster
- open cluster
- naked eye
- 06 32.4
- +04 52'
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.