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Star Cluster

Caldwell 76:
open star cluster

Caldwell 76 is a open star cluster located in the constellation Scorpius . Caldwell 76 is magnitude 2.60*, and is 14' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Caldwell 76
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 2.60
      1. Size:
      2. 14'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 16h 54.1m
      1. Declination:
      2. -41° 50'
      1. Caldwell #:
      2. C76

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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