Caldwell Objects in the Milky Way Excluding Globular Clusters

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The image painted on the base grid is the relevant 17.8 kly x 17.8 kly section of the NASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map. The smallest circle around the Sun has a radius of 750 light years, the larger circle a radius of 5000 light years. The base grid parallels the galactic plane, and lies 1.87 thousand light years (kly) below the actual galactic plane.

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Star Clusters and Nebulae