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Messier Objects

Index

Image of M9Image of M89The Milky Way Galaxy from M31Relative Galactic Position of M14The Heart of M23
MProper NameDesignationObject TypeConstellationLinks

1 Crab Nebula NGC 1952 Supernova remnant Taurus Entry Map
2 NGC 7089 Globular cluster Aquarius Entry Map
3 NGC 5272 Globular cluster Canes Venatici Entry Map
4 NGC 6121 Globular cluster Scorpius Entry Map
5 NGC 5904 Globular cluster Serpens Entry Map
6 Butterfly Cluster NGC 6405 Open cluster Scorpius Entry Map
7 Ptolemy's Cluster NGC 6475 Open cluster Scorpius Entry Map
8 Lagoon Nebula NGC 6523 Star-forming region Sagittarius Entry Map
9 NGC 6333 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map

10 NGC 6254 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map
11 Wild Duck Cluster NGC 6705 Open cluster Scutum Entry Map
12 NGC 6218 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map
13 Hercules Cluster NGC 6205 Globular cluster Hercules Entry Map
14 NGC 6402 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map
15 NGC 7078 Globular cluster Pegasus Entry Map
16 Eagle Nebula NGC 6611 Star-forming region Serpens Entry Map
17 Omega Nebula NGC 6618 Emission nebula Sagittarius Entry Map
18 NGC 6613 Open cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
19 NGC 6273 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map

20 Trifid Nebula NGC 6514 Star-forming region Sagittarius Entry Map
21 NGC 6531 Open cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
22 NGC 6656 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
23 NGC 6494 Open cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
24 Sagittarius Star Cloud IC 4715 Star cloud Sagittarius Entry Map
25 IC 4725 Open cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
26 NGC 6694 Open cluster Scutum Entry Map
27 Dumbbell Nebula NGC 6853 Planetary nebula Vulpecula Entry Map
28 NGC 6626 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
29 NGC 6913 Open cluster Cygnus Entry Map

30 NGC 7099 Globular cluster Capricornus Entry Map
31 Andromeda Galaxy NGC 224 Spiral galaxy Andromeda Entry Map
32 Le Gentil NGC 221 Elliptical galaxy Andromeda Entry Map
33 Triangulum Galaxy NGC 598 Spiral galaxy Triangulum Entry Map
34 NGC 1039 Open cluster Perseus Entry Map
35 NGC 2168 Open cluster Gemini Entry Map
36 Pinwheel Cluster NGC 1960 Open cluster Auriga Entry Map
37 NGC 2099 Open cluster Auriga Entry Map
38 Starfish Cluster NGC 1912 Open cluster Auriga Entry Map
39 NGC 7092 Open cluster Cygnus Entry Map

40 Winnecke 4 Optical Double Star Ursa Major Entry Map
41 NGC 2287 Open cluster Canis Major Entry Map
42 Orion Nebula NGC 1976 Star-forming region Orion Entry Map
43 NGC 1982 Emission nebula Orion Entry Map
44 Praesepe NGC 2632 Open cluster Cancer Entry Map
45 Pleiades Melotte 22 Open cluster Taurus Entry Map
46 NGC 2437 Open cluster Puppis Entry Map
47 NGC 2422 Open cluster Puppis Entry Map
48 NGC 2548 Open cluster Hydra Entry Map
49 NGC 4472 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map

50 NGC 2323 Open cluster Monoceros Entry Map
51 Whirlpool Galaxy NGC 5194 Spiral galaxy Canes Venatici Entry Map
52 NGC 7654 Open cluster Cassiopeia Entry Map
53 NGC 5024 Globular cluster Coma Berenices Entry Map
54 NGC 6715 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
55 Summer Rose Star NGC 6809 Open cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
56 NGC 6779 Globular cluster Lyra Entry Map
57 Ring Nebula NGC 6720 Planetary nebula Lyra Entry Map
58 NGC 4579 Barred spiral galaxy Virgo Entry Map
59 NGC 4621 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map

60 NGC 4649 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map
61 NGC 4303 Barred spiral galaxy Virgo Entry Map
62 NGC 6266 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map
63 Sunflower Galaxy NGC 5055 Spiral galaxy Canes Venatici Entry Map
64 Black Eye Galaxy NGC 4826 Spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
65 NGC 3623 Barred spiral galaxy Leo Entry Map
66 NGC 3627 Barred spiral galaxy Leo Entry Map
67 NGC 2682 Open cluster Cancer Entry Map
68 NGC 4590 Globular cluster Hydra Entry Map
69 NGC 6637 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map

70 NGC 6681 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
71 NGC 6838 Globular cluster Sagitta Entry Map
72 NGC 6981 Globular cluster Aquarius Entry Map
73 NGC 6994 Asterism Aquarius Entry Map
74 NGC 628 Spiral galaxy Pisces Entry Map
75 NGC 6864 Globular cluster Sagittarius Entry Map
76 Little Dumbbell Nebula NGC 650, 651 Planetary nebula Perseus Entry Map
77 Cetus A NGC 1068 Barred spiral galaxy Cetus Entry Map
78 NGC 2068 Emission nebula Orion Entry Map
79 NGC 1904 Globular cluster Lepus Entry Map

80 NGC 6093 Globular cluster Scorpius Entry Map
81 Bode's Galaxy NGC 3031 Spiral galaxy Ursa Major Entry Map
82 Cigar Galaxy NGC 3034 Irregular galaxy Ursa Major Entry Map
83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy NGC 5236 Barred spiral galaxy Hydra Entry Map
84 NGC 4374 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map
85 NGC 4382 Lenticular galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
86 NGC 4406 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map
87 Virgo A NGC 4486 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map
88 NGC 4501 Spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
89 NGC 4552 Elliptical galaxy Virgo Entry Map

90 NGC 4569 Spiral galaxy Virgo Entry Map
91 NGC 4548 Barred spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
92 NGC 6341 Globular cluster Hercules Entry Map
93 NGC 2447 Open cluster Puppis Entry Map
94 NGC 4736 Spiral galaxy Canes Venatici Entry Map
95 NGC 3351 Barred spiral galaxy Leo Entry Map
96 NGC 3368 Barred spiral galaxy Leo Entry Map
97 Owl Nebula NGC 3587 Planetary nebula Ursa Major Entry Map
98 NGC 4192 Barred spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
99 Coma Pinwheel Galaxy NGC 4254 Spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map

100 NGC 4321 Spiral galaxy Coma Berenices Entry Map
101 Pinwheel Galaxy NGC 5457 Spiral galaxy Ursa Major Entry Map
102 Spindle Galaxy (?) NGC 5866 (?) Spiral galaxy Draco Entry Map
103 NGC 581 Open cluster Cassiopeia Entry Map
104 Sombrero Galaxy NGC 4594 Spiral galaxy Virgo Entry Map
105 NGC 3379 Elliptical galaxy Leo Entry Map
106 NGC 4258 Spiral galaxy Canes Venatici Entry Map
107 NGC 6171 Globular cluster Ophiuchus Entry Map
108 NGC 3556 Spiral galaxy Ursa Major Entry Map
109 NGC 3992 Barred spiral galaxy Ursa Major Entry Map

110 NGC 205 Elliptical galaxy Andromeda Entry Map
Relative Galactic Position of M14Image of M84Image of M5The Heart of M23Image of M9

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