Overlaid DSS image of IC 426, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
Ced 55j, LBN 921, LBN 203.76-16.35
|Type ||Bright Nebula|
|Size ||6' x 3.5' @ 90°|
|Right Ascension ||5h 36' (2000)|
|Declination ||0° 16' S|
|Description ||9 mag * in L, F neby, spect B9|
IC 426, found by Williamina Fleming on a Harvard plate, has four nearby patches of nebulosity associated with it. One is attached to the southeast; the others are 7 to 10 arcminutes away in the same direction. All are more easily visible on the DSS blue plates than on the red plates. See IC 434 for more.
7 objects found within 60'
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