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Messier Objects

Index

Image of M84Relative Galactic Position of the Crab NebulaLocation of M37The Milky Way Galaxy from M31Messier objects within the Virgo Cluster
MProper NameDesignationObject TypeConstellationLinks

M1Crab NebulaNGC 1952
Supernova remnant in
Taurus
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M2NGC 7089
Globular cluster in
Aquarius
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M3NGC 5272
Globular cluster in
Canes Venatici
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M4NGC 6121
Globular cluster in
Scorpius
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M5NGC 5904
Globular cluster in
Serpens
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M6Butterfly ClusterNGC 6405
Open cluster in
Scorpius
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M7Ptolemy's ClusterNGC 6475
Open cluster in
Scorpius
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M8Lagoon NebulaNGC 6523
Star-forming region in
Sagittarius
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M9NGC 6333
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M10NGC 6254
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M11Wild Duck ClusterNGC 6705
Open cluster in
Scutum
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M12NGC 6218
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M13Hercules ClusterNGC 6205
Globular cluster in
Hercules
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M14NGC 6402
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M15NGC 7078
Globular cluster in
Pegasus
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M16Eagle NebulaNGC 6611
Star-forming region in
Serpens
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M17Omega NebulaNGC 6618
Emission nebula in
Sagittarius
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M18NGC 6613
Open cluster in
Sagittarius
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M19NGC 6273
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M20Trifid NebulaNGC 6514
Star-forming region in
Sagittarius
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M21NGC 6531
Open cluster in
Sagittarius
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M22NGC 6656
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M23NGC 6494
Open cluster in
Sagittarius
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M24Sagittarius Star CloudIC 4715
Star cloud in
Sagittarius
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M25IC 4725
Open cluster in
Sagittarius
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M26NGC 6694
Open cluster in
Scutum
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M27Dumbbell NebulaNGC 6853
Planetary nebula in
Vulpecula
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M28NGC 6626
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M29NGC 6913
Open cluster in
Cygnus
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M30NGC 7099
Globular cluster in
Capricornus
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M31Andromeda GalaxyNGC 224
Spiral galaxy in
Andromeda
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M32Le GentilNGC 221
Elliptical galaxy in
Andromeda
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M33Triangulum GalaxyNGC 598
Spiral galaxy in
Triangulum
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M34NGC 1039
Open cluster in
Perseus
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M35NGC 2168
Open cluster in
Gemini
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M36Pinwheel ClusterNGC 1960
Open cluster in
Auriga
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M37NGC 2099
Open cluster in
Auriga
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M38Starfish ClusterNGC 1912
Open cluster in
Auriga
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M39NGC 7092
Open cluster in
Cygnus
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M40Winnecke 4
Optical Double Star in
Ursa Major
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M41NGC 2287
Open cluster in
Canis Major
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M42Orion NebulaNGC 1976
Star-forming region in
Orion
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M43NGC 1982
Emission nebula in
Orion
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M44PraesepeNGC 2632
Open cluster in
Cancer
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M45PleiadesMelotte 22
Open cluster in
Taurus
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M46NGC 2437
Open cluster in
Puppis
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M47NGC 2422
Open cluster in
Puppis
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M48NGC 2548
Open cluster in
Hydra
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M49NGC 4472
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M50NGC 2323
Open cluster in
Monoceros
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M51Whirlpool GalaxyNGC 5194
Spiral galaxy in
Canes Venatici
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M52NGC 7654
Open cluster in
Cassiopeia
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M53NGC 5024
Globular cluster in
Coma Berenices
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M54NGC 6715
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M55Summer Rose StarNGC 6809
Open cluster in
Sagittarius
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M56NGC 6779
Globular cluster in
Lyra
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M57Ring NebulaNGC 6720
Planetary nebula in
Lyra
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M58NGC 4579
Barred spiral galaxy in
Virgo
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M59NGC 4621
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M60NGC 4649
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M61NGC 4303
Barred spiral galaxy in
Virgo
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M62NGC 6266
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M63Sunflower GalaxyNGC 5055
Spiral galaxy in
Canes Venatici
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M64Black Eye GalaxyNGC 4826
Spiral galaxy in
Coma Berencies
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M65NGC 3623
Barred spiral galaxy in
Leo
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M66NGC 3627
Barred spiral galaxy in
Leo
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M67NGC 2682
Open cluster in
Cancer
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M68NGC 4590
Globular cluster in
Hydra
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M69NGC 6637
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M70NGC 6681
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M71NGC 6838
Globular cluster in
Sagitta
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M72NGC 6981
Globular cluster in
Aquarius
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M73NGC 6994
Asterism in
Aquarius
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M74NGC 628
Spiral galaxy in
Pisces
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M75NGC 6864
Globular cluster in
Sagittarius
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M76Little Dumbbell NebulaNGC 650, 651
Planetary nebula in
Perseus
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M77Cetus ANGC 1068
Barred spiral galaxy in
Cetus
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M78NGC 2068
Emission nebula in
Orion
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M79NGC 1904
Globular cluster in
Lepus
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M80NGC 6093
Globular cluster in
Scorpius
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M81Bode's GalaxyNGC 3031
Spiral galaxy in
Ursa Major
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M82Cigar GalaxyNGC 3034
Irregular galaxy in
Ursa Major
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M83Southern Pinwheel GalaxyNGC 5236
Barred spiral galaxy in
Hydra
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M84NGC 4374
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M85NGC 4382
Lenticular galaxy in
Coma Berenices
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M86NGC 4406
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M87Virgo ANGC 4486
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M88NGC 4501
Spiral galaxy in
Coma Berenices
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M89NGC 4552
Elliptical galaxy in
Virgo
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M90NGC 4569
Spiral galaxy in
Virgo
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M91NGC 4548
Barred spiral galaxy in
Coma Berenices
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M92NGC 6341
Globular cluster in
Hercules
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M93NGC 2447
Open cluster in
Puppis
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M94NGC 4736
Spiral galaxy in
Canes Venatici
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M95NGC 3351
Barred spiral galaxy in
Leo
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M96NGC 3368
Barred spiral galaxy in
Leo
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M97Owl NebulaNGC 3587
Planetary nebula in
Ursa Major
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M98NGC 4192
Barred spiral galaxy in
Coma Berenices
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M99Coma Pinwheel GalaxyNGC 4254
Spiral galaxy in
Coma Berencies
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M100NGC 4321
Spiral galaxy in
Coma Berenices
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M101Pinwheel GalaxyNGC 5457
Spiral galaxy in
Ursa Major
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M102Spindle Galaxy (?)NGC 5866
Spiral galaxy in
Draco
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M103NGC 581
Open cluster in
Cassiopeia
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M104Sombrero GalaxyNGC 4594
Spiral galaxy in
Virgo
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M105NGC 3379
Elliptical galaxy in
Leo
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M106NGC 4258
Spiral galaxy in
Canes Venatici
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M107NGC 6171
Globular cluster in
Ophiuchus
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M108NGC 3556
Spiral galaxy in
Ursa Major
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M109NGC 3992
Barred spiral galaxy in
Ursa Major
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M110NGC 205
Elliptical galaxy in
Andromeda
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Image of M89Relative Galactic Location of M23Image of M107The Heart of M23Illustration of M38

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