Is VY Canis Majoris visible with the naked eye?

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Is VY Canis Majoris visible with the naked eye?
« on: 09/01/2010 19:15:02 »
If so where tonight would I have to look? There are several great YouTube clips showing the size comparison to the other planets and sun. Wowsers!
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Is VY Canis Majoris visible with the naked eye?
« Reply #1 on: 09/01/2010 23:57:17 »
No it is too faint to be seen with the naked eye but it is visible in a small telescope or binoculars.
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