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RA: 06h 31m 6.12s
Dec: +10° 27′ 34.1″
Ch: MSA:203, U2:182, SA:12
Ref: [2003A&A...399..141M], Skiff20080430-U
Type: reflection nebula
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 8′ x 5′
IC 446 = IC 2167, which see.
"A Catalogue of Estimated Parallaxes of 112 Nebulae, Open clusters and Star Groups", Vol 36 (4), p 107-115.
"10.5 mag nebulous star."
Ced 77 (IC 446)
Position (1900): RA 6 25.4, Dec + 10 31
Star: Anon (Mp=11.8, V=10.5, SpT=B1)
Spectrum of nebula: continuous spectrum (observed)
Classification: Neb associated with mainly one star (which may be multiple) - star surrounded by a neb envelope with conspicuous structure (eg. IC 5146)
Notes: "IC 446 = IC 2167. Disc. Barnard 1894 (54). WP 30. (88 Pl 28, 216, 366, 482, 630 Pl 35, 715)."
Lynds, B.T. (1962) Catalogue of dark nebulae. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser. 7, 1-52. [also: computer datafile: VII/7A]
Palomar plate used: B (O-plate print)
Object's name: VY Mon
Comments: In a dark lane/cloud, also obj. S(0.4)E(0.2); VY Mon is either objects 392 or 393 in the Gonzalez and Gonzalez list. See Plate III, top. VY Mon is (13.7-15.9), RW Aur type, with emission in Hα
= IC 446, Ced 77, [SS62] 51
Pos (1950.0) 06:28.1, +10:29
Size: 8x5 (blue), 4x3 (red).
Bernes, C. (1977) A catalogue of bright nebulosities in opaque dust clouds.
IC 446 = Bernes 91
= DG 102, [RK68] 57, Bernes 91, IC446= IC2166, GN 06.28.4, Ced 77, [SS61] 51, other designations: NS8
class: C (reflection neb)
by Jim Lucyk: Vehrenberg's Atlas of Galactic Neb-1 p96.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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