DSS image of Arrowchain
Overlaid DSS image of Arrowchain, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Arrowchain

Type  Asterism
Magnitude  8.6
Size  36'
Right Ascension  19h 55'  (2000)
Declination  17° 18' N
Constellation  Sagitta
Observing Notes

Steve Coe

0.6 degree-long; N-S-oriented chain of 8M thru 10M stars located S of SGE's arrow; 35' NNW of 5M 10 SGE
- SAC Asterism Database
Other Data Sources for Arrowchain
Nearby objects for Arrowchain
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at