ChadwellÂ Objects List Â (sorted by name) Â â€“ Â Iâ€™ve seen itÂ âˆš
(The numbers in the ordered, and the photos are shown below fromÂ The NGC/IC Project.)
Gx=Galaxy Â PN=Planetary Nebula Â OC=Open Cluster Â GC=Globular Cluster Â SC= Star Clouds Â BN=Bright Nebulae Â EN=Emission Nebula Â DN=Dark Nebula Â SNR=Supernove Remnant
List of Caldwell Objects (C)
C1 Â – Â NGC188-OC-Cep (Mag: +8.1) â€“ 120 stars (weak concentration).
C2 Â – Â NGC40-PN-CepÂ (Mag:+10.7) â€“ Bow-Tie Nebula; behind NGC40, not seeing spiral structure.
C3 Â – Â NGC4236-Gx-Dra (Mag: +9.6) â€“ very faint, extremely large & very elongated.
C4 Â – Â NGC7023-OC+BN-CepÂ (Mag: +7.1) â€“ Iris nebula; one of the brightest reflection nebulae; contains open cluster.
C5 Â – Â IC349-BNe-TauÂ (Mag: ??) â€“ Maffei Group; large and extremely faint patch of luminosity surrounding the star Merope. Located in the Pleiades (M45 / Merope Nebula or Pleiades reflection Nebula / vbB22.)
C6 Â – Â NGC6543-PN-DraÂ (Mag: +8.3) â€“ Catâ€™s Eye Nebula, very bright, irregular along disk.
C7 Â – Â NGC2403-Gx-CamÂ (Mag: +8.5) â€“ bright, very elongated irregular arms.
C8 Â – Â NGC559-OC-CasÂ (Mag: +9.5) – weak concentration of stars; 60 stars.
C9 Â – Â Sh2-155-Bn/EN-Cep (Mag: ??) – Crescent shaped with the North part brightest(Cave Nebula).
C10 Â – Â NGC663-OC-CasÂ (Mag: +7.1) – 80 stars appears to contain a group stars; S-shaped cluster.
C11 Â – Â NGC7635-BN-Cas (Mag: +11.0) – Bubble Nebula or Ring Nebula; very faint, large & luminous shell of nebulosity.
C12 Â – Â NGC6946-Gx-CepÂ (Mag: +8.8) – Fireworks Galaxy; very faint & very large; several massive arms, extremely small, bright nucleus.
C13 Â – Â NGC457-OC-CasÂ (Mag: +6.4) – Owl Cluster, Dragonfly Cluster or ET Cluster; resembles an owl’s face or a stick figure of two bright eyes.
C14 Â – Â NGC869-OC-PerÂ (Mag: +5.3) – Double Cluster with NGC884 Â / Â NGC884-OC-PerÂ (Mag: +6.1) – Double Cluster with NGC869.
C15 Â – Â NGC6826-PN-CygÂ (Mag: +8.8) – The Blinking Planetary; bright, pretty large, blue-green disk with a bright center.
C16 Â – Â NGC7243-OC-LacÂ (Mag: +6.4) – 40 stars; not well detached from surrounding star field.
C17 Â – Â NGC147-Gx-Cas (Mag: +9.5) – a satellite of galaxy Messier 31.
C18 Â – Â NGC185-Cas-Gx (Mag: +9.2) – dwarf elliptical galaxy.
C19 Â – Â IC5146-EN/OC-Cyg (Mag: ??) – Cocoon Nebula; large, pretty bright, several absorption dark patches in interior / contains an open cluster of 20 stars; not well detached.
C20 Â – Â NGC7000-BN-CYGÂ (Mag: +4.0) – faint & extremely large; shaped just the continent of North America Nebula (involve cluster – NGC6997).
C21 Â – NGC4449-Gx-CVnÂ (Mag: +9.6) – very bright & quite large; faint nucleus.
C22 Â – Â NGC7662-PN-And (Mag: +8.6) – Blue Snowball Nebula; very bright, pretty small, round. remarkable object!
C23 Â – Â NGC891-Gx-AndÂ (Mag: +9.9) – NGC1023 – Galaxy Group; shows dark lane.
C24 Â – Â NGC1275-Gx-Per (Mag: +11.9) – Perseus A or Seyfert Galaxy; faint & small.
C26 Â – Â NGC4244-Gx-CVnÂ (Mag: +10.4) – pretty bright, very large & extremely elongated; edge-on, very small bright nucleus.
C27 Â – Â NGC6888-BN-CygÂ (Mag: +10.0) – Crescent Nebula; faint, very large, very elongated, crescent shaped; double star attached, required OIII filter.
C28 Â – Â NGC752-OC-AndÂ (Mag: +5.7) – Best in binoculars.
C30 Â – Â NGC7331-Gx-PegÂ (Mag: +9.5) – Deer Lick Group; bright, pretty large, very elongated; almost edge-on, dust lanes. brightest & in the foreground of a group of galaxies. (for large telescopes; Stephan’s Quinlet lies 0.5Â° to SSW.)
C33 Â – Â NGC6992-SNR-CygÂ (Mag: +7.0) – Veil Nebula (eastern part).
C34 Â – Â NGC6960-SNR-CygÂ (Mag: +7.0) – Filamentary Nebula (Veil Nebula’s western part).
C37 Â – Â NGC6885-OC-VulÂ (Mag: +8.1) – 20 Vulpeculae Cluster; 30 stars; detached, no concentration of stars;Â open cluster (NGC6882) is located immediately to NW.
C39 Â – Â NGC2392-PN-GemÂ (Mag: +6.8) – Clown Face Nebula or Eskimo Nebula (photo).
C41 Â – Â Hyades-OC-Tau (Mag: +5.0) – Hyades; Taurus Moving, also know as Cr50 and Mel 25; least 400 members stars; weak central of stars. (Aldebaran is well in foreground at 65 lightyears and is NOT a cluster member.)
C42 Â – Â NGC7006-GC-Del (Mag: +10.6) – high concentration of stars; faint, small & round.; very remote globular.
C43 Â – Â NGC7814-Gx-Peg (Mag: +10.6) – quite bright, quite large & elongated; equatorial dust lane, nearly edge-on.
C46 Â – Â NGC2261-BNe-Mon (Mag: +1.0, I could say) â€“ Hubbleâ€™s variable Nebula; Bright and fan or flyfishing-hook shaped, powerful reflection from the variable star R Mon.
C47 Â – Â NGC6934-GC-DelÂ (Mag: +8.9) – medium concentration of stars, bright, large, round & very well resolved.
C49 Â – Â NGC2237-BNe-MonÂ (Mag: ??) – Rossette Nebula; consisting of emission nebula along with NGC2238, NGC2239 & NGC2246, and open cluster NGC2244, large, bright roundish nebula. (Rosette Nebula)
C50 Â – Â NGC2244-BN+OC-MonÂ (Mag: +4.8) – Satellite Cluster; located in the Rosette Nebula (NGC2237) 100 stars, weak concentration of stars.
C53 Â – Â NGC3115-Gx-Sex (Mag: +8.9) â€“ Spindle Galaxy; very bright, large elongated, very bright nucleus; almost spherical nuclear bulge with an extremely thin disk.
C55 Â – Â NGC6709-OC-AqlÂ (Mag: +6.7) – Saturn Nebula; 40 stars; detached, no concentration of stars.
C57 Â – Â NGC6822-Gx-SgrÂ (Mag: +8.8) – Barnard’s Galaxy (IC1308); very faint, large & elongated.
C60 Â – Â NGC4038-Gx-CrvÂ (Mag: +10.3) â€“ Antennae Galaxy or Ringtail Galaxy (two filaments)
C61 Â – Â NGC4039-Gx-CrvÂ (Mag: +10.6) â€“ Antennae GalaxyÂ or Ringtail Galaxy (two filaments)
C63 Â – Â NGC7293-PN-Aqr (Mag: +7.3) – Helix Nebula; dimly visible in binocular & rich-field telescope at low power. one of the nearest of all planetaries.
C64 Â – Â NGC2362-OC-CMa (Mag: 4.1) – t Canis Majoris Cluster; 60 stars; detached, strong concentration of stars, very large range of brightest star (pretty large), involved in faint emission nebula. (Mexican Jumping Star).
C76 Â – Â NGC6231-OC-ScoÂ (Mag: +2.6) – Table of Scorpius, 120 stars; detached, strong concentration of stars.
C77 Â – Â NGC5128-Gx-CenÂ (Mag: +6.8) – very bright, very large, very elongated; Centaurus A; dark central band. very remarkable object.
C80 Â – Â NGC5139-GC-CenÂ (Mag: +3.9) – w Cen Cluster; finest globular cluster; magnificent object!! (Omega Centauri)
C86 Â – Â NGC6397-GC-AraÂ (Mag: +5.3) – low concentration of stars; very large & bright.
C91 Â – Â NGC3532-OC-CarÂ (Mag: +3.0) – Wishing Well Cluster; 150 stars; detached, weak concentration of stars, extremely large, fine object!
C92 Â – Â NGC3372-BN-Car (Mag: + n/a) – n Car Nebula; also known as Keyhole Nebula; very large, very bright, irregularly shaped nebula.
C93 Â – Â NGC6752-GC-PavÂ (Mag: +5.4) – medium concentration of stars; bright, very large & irregular, fine cluster.
C94 Â – Â NGC4755-OC-Cru (Mag: +4.2) – Jewel Box; detached, strong concentration of stars; large range in brightness, very large & rich – one of the youngest Open Cluster among the finest object in the sky’s southern hemisphere.
C96 Â – Â NGC2516-OC-Car (Mag: +3.8) – Sprinter Cluster; 80 stars; detached, strong concentration of stars.
C97 Â – Â NGC3766-OC-Cen (Mag: 5.3) – Pearl Cluster; 100 stars, detached, strong concentration of stars; small range in brightness.
C98 Â – Â NGC4609-OC-Cru (Mag: 6.9) – 40 stars; detached, weak concentration of stars, pretty large, elongated & compressed.
C99 Â – Â Coal Sack-DN-Cru (Mag: –) – Coalsack Nebula; dark patch in the Milky-Way of the Southern Cross (most famous naked-eye dark nebula, nearly starless spot.)
C100 Â – IC2944/48-OC+BNe-Cen (Mag: ??) â€“ Running Chicken Nebula (Caldwell 100); contains an open cluster [Centaurus Cluster] with 30 stars; detached, weak concentration of stars.
C102 Â – IC2602-OC-Car (Mag: +1.9) â€“ Southern Pleiades (Caldwell 102); 60 stars, detached, weak concentration of stars; large range in brightness.
C103 Â – Â NGC2070-BN-Dor (Mag: +8.3) – Tarantula Cluster; very bright, very large nebula, contains a small open cluster.
C104 Â – Â NGC362-GC-Tuc (Mag: +6.8) – high concentration.
C106 Â – Â NGC104-GC-Tuc (Mag: +4.0) – 47 Tuc; dimly visible to the naked-eye; very remarkable object!