Frosty Drew PlaneWave CDK600 Life List

The following Life List combines all targets seen through the Frosty Drew Observatory PlaneWave CDK600 24 inch telescope since its installation in October 2021. This list will be kept up to date sporadically, with 110 entries currently listed.
Multiple stars generally are not listed individually. A few exceptions (like the Trapezium) exist. For example Albireo does not mention the yellow and topaz pair of stars. We have not listed inconsequential background stars, which appear in every view. Messier objects are listed under their NGC or IC catalog numbers.
You may wonder why we don't list a few famous transient objects. These were indeed seen at Frosty Drew Observatory, but were in the sky prior to our current telescope's arrival. This list will not report objects seen through other Frosty Drew telescopes.
Updated: November 21, 2022

Solar System Objects
    • Object
    • Observation Comment
    • Moon
    • numerous craters, mare and rilles
    • Mars
    • Syris Major, polar caps, clouds
    • Jupiter
    • 10+ bands, Red Spot, Oval B, whorls, tints
    • Io
    • transits, shadows on Jupiter, eclipses
    • Europa
    • transits, shadows on Jupiter, eclipses
    • Ganymede
    • transits, eclipses
    • Callisto
    • Saturn
    • several subtle bands
    • Rings
    • Cassini and Encke divisions
    • Enceladus
    • Tethys
    • Dione
    • Rhea
    • Titan
    • Iapetus
    • Uranus
    • Ariel
    • Umbriel
    • Titania
    • Oberon
Deep Space Objects
    • Catalog #
    • Observation Comment
    • Abell 21
    • Medusa Nebula
    • PGC62532
    • Galaxy near M57
    • NGC 221
    • M32, M31's Satellite
    • NGC 224
    • M31, Andromeda Galaxy
    • NGC 404
    • Mirach's Ghost
    • NGC 581
    • M103
    • NGC 598
    • M33, Triangulum Galaxy
    • NGC 626
    • M74, Phantom Galaxy
    • NGC 869
    • Double Cluster
    • NGC 884
    • Double Cluster
    • NGC1039
    • M34
    • NGC1952
    • M1, Crab Nebula, Pulsar
    • NGC1976
    • M42, Orion Nebula
    • NGC1977
    • The Running Man / Sexy Woman Nebula
    • NGC1982
    • M43, Orion Nebula
    • NGC2023
    • Flame Nebula
    • NGC2068
    • M78
    • NGC2261
    • Hubble's Variable
    • NGC2392
    • Eskimo/Clown Nebula
    • NGC2422
    • M47, "Lost" Messier
    • NGC2437
    • M46
    • NGC2682
    • M67, Hydra Cluster
    • NGC3031
    • M81, Bode's Galaxy
    • NGC3034
    • M82, The Cigar Galaxy
    • NGC3242
    • Jupiter's ghost
    • NGC3368
    • M96
    • NGC3587
    • M97, Owl
    • NGC3623
    • M65
    • NGC3627
    • M66
    • NGC3992
    • M109
    • NGC4321
    • M100
    • NGC4826
    • M64, Black Eye
    • NGC5024
    • M53
    • NGC5055
    • M63
    • NGC5194
    • M51, Whirlpool
    • NGC5272
    • M3
    • NGC5804
    • M5
    • NGC6205
    • M13, Hercules Cluster
    • NGC6341
    • M92
    • NGC6343
    • The Cat's Eye Nebula
    • NGC6531
    • M21
    • NGC6611
    • M16, Eagle
    • NGC6618
    • M17, Swan,Omega
    • NGC6705
    • M11, Wild Duck
    • NGC6720
    • M57, Ring Nebula
    • NGC6779
    • M56
    • NGC6826
    • Blinking Nebula
    • NGC6838
    • M71
    • NGC6853
    • M27, Dumbbell Nebula
    • NGC7009
    • Saturn Nebula
    • NGC7078
    • M15
    • NGC7032
    • Iris Nebula
    • NGC7089
    • M2
    • NGC7293
    • Helix Nebula
    • NGC7331
    • Deer Lick Group Primary
    • NGC7335
    • Deer Lick Group
    • NGC7336
    • Deer Lick Group
    • NGC7337
    • Deer Lick Group
    • NGC7338
    • Deer Lick Group
    • NGC7654
    • M52
    • NGC7662
    • Blue Snowball Nebula
Nova and Supernova
    • Designation
    • Comment
Quasars
    • Designation
    • Comment
Stars
    • Designation
    • Common Name
    • Observation Comment
    • α Boo
    • Arcturus
    • α Lyr
    • Vega
    • α Ori
    • Betelgeuse
    • β And
    • Mirach
    • μ Cep
    • Herschel's Garnet Star
    • θ1 Ori
    • θ2 Ori
    • Trapezium
    • Stars A-F and maybe G
    • 80 UMa
    • Alcor
Binary / Multiple Stars
    • Designation
    • Common Name
    • Observation Comment
    • α CVn
    • Cor Coroli
    • Fantastic Binary
    • α Gem
    • Castor
    • Bright Binary
    • α Her
    • Rasalgethi
    • Close Colorful Binary
    • α Lib
    • Zubenelgenubi
    • β Cyg
    • Albireo
    • Bright Colorful Binary
    • β Mon
    • Binary
    • β Ori
    • Rigel
    • Tiny Binary Companion
    • γ And
    • Almaak
    • Bright Colorful Binary
    • γ Leo
    • Algieba
    • δ Cep
    • Colorful Binary
    • δ Gem
    • Wasat
    • ε Boo
    • Izar
    • Super Close Binary
    • ε Lyr
    • Double-Double
    • ζ Ori
    • Alnitak
    • ζ UMa
    • Mizar
    • ι Cnc
    • Colorful Binary
    • λ Ori
    • Meissa
    • Binary in Orion's head
    • ξ Boo
    • Colorful Binary
    • ο Cyg
    • Three optical constituents
    • σ Ori
    • Five constituents
    • Herschel 3945
    • Winter Albireo
    • Colorful optical binary in Canis Major
    • 32 Eri
    • Fabulous Binary
    • 61 Cyg
    • Piazzi's Flying Star
Carbon Stars
    • Designation
    • Observation Comment
    • R Lep
    • Hind's Crimson Star
    • S Cep
    • A deep crimson