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Caldwell Catalog

Caldwell C22 - Blue Snowball

Caldwell object C22 also known as the Blue Snowball is a planetary nebula located within the constellation Andromeda. Caldwell C22 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 8.3*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 8.3 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Blue Snowball
      1. Type:
      2. planetary nebula
      1. NGC:
      2. 7662
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.3
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 0.3 x 2.2'
      1. RA:
      2. 23 25.9
      1. Dec:
      2. +42 33'
      1. Season:
      2. Fall


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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