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Messier Objects

Index

Direction to the Whirlpool GalaxyRelative Galactic Location of M23Image of M84Image of M107Illustration of M38
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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Relative Galactic Position of the Crab NebulaThe location of the M57, the Ring NebulaRelative Galactic Location of M23Image of M107Image of M89

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