AF Aur
DSS image of AF Aur
Digitized Sky Survey image of AF Aur, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of AF Aur
Overlaid DSS image of AF Aur, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
CCCS 400, HD 38521, IRAS 05450+4453

Type  Carbon Star
Magnitude  9.9
RA (2000)  5h 48' 44.4"
Dec (2000)  44° 54' 37" N
Constellation  Auriga

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
4 Jan 2015 Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" Gypsy @ 80x

Quite dim tonight, difficult to ascertian color, appear perhaps coppery or modestly red
Other Data Sources for AF Aur
Nearby objects for AF Aur
2 objects found within 120'
AF Aur IC2149
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

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.