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IC 446

IC 446, IC 2167, DG 102, [SS62] 51, Bernes 91, Ced 77, NS 9, LBN 898, LBN 201.31+00.25, HBC 522, RAFGL 951, [B77] 91, T70] 18, [TP72] 45, Magakian 196

RA: 06h 31m 6.12s
Dec: +10° 27′ 34.1″

Con: Monoceros
Ch: MSA:203, U2:182, SA:12

Ref: [2003A&A...399..141M], Skiff20080430-U

(reference key)

Type: reflection nebula

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 8′ x 5′
PA: ?

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

IC 446 = IC 2167, which see.

Published comments

Doig, P. (1926)

"A Catalogue of Estimated Parallaxes of 112 Nebulae, Open clusters and Star Groups", Vol 36 (4), p 107-115.

"10.5 mag nebulous star."

Cederblad, S. (1946) [VII/231]

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)

Size: 5'x5'

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)

Lynds, B.T. (1962) Catalogue of dark nebulae. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser. 7, 1-52. [also: computer datafile: VII/7A]

Struve & Straka (1962)

Notes on diffuse galactic nebulae.

[SS62] 51

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

Dorschner & Gürtler (1963)

Untersuchungen uber Reflexionsnebel.

DG 102

= IC 446, Ced 77, [SS62] 51

Pos (1950.0) 06:28.1, +10:29

Size: 8x5 (blue), 4x3 (red).

Bernes, C. (1977)

Bernes, C. (1977) A catalogue of bright nebulosities in opaque dust clouds.

IC 446 = Bernes 91

Magakian T. Yu. (2003)

= DG 102, [RK68] 57, Bernes 91, IC446= IC2166, GN 06.28.4, Ced 77, [SS61] 51, other designations: NS8

class: C (reflection neb)

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