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California Nebula
California Nebula HD slice

California Nebula - emission nebula

California Nebula, is a emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus .

California Nebula is magnitude 6* and is 2.5° in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. California Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. emission nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 2.5°

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



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