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List of Messier objects
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List of Messier objects

Messier number NGC number Common name Object type Distance to object in thousands of light years Constellation this object is located in Apparent magnitude
M1 NGC 1952 Crab Nebula Supernova remnant 6.3 Taurus 9.0
M2 NGC 7089 Globular cluster 36 Aquarius 7.5
M3 NGC 5272 Globular cluster 31 Canes Venatici 7.0
M4 NGC 6121 Globular cluster 7 Scorpius 7.5
M5 NGC 5904 Globular cluster 23 Serpens 7.0
M6 NGC 6405 Butterfly Cluster Open cluster 2 Scorpius 4.5
M7 NGC 6475 Ptolemy's Cluster Open cluster 1 Scorpius 3.5
M8 NGC 6523 Lagoon Nebula Cluster with nebula 6.5 Sagittarius 5.0
M9 NGC 6333 Globular cluster 26 Ophiuchus 9.0
M10 NGC 6254 Globular cluster 13 Ophiuchus 7.5
M11 NGC 6705 Wild Duck Cluster Open cluster 6 Scutum 7.0
M12 NGC 6218 Globular cluster 18 Ophiuchus 8.0
M13 NGC 6205 Hercules Globular Cluster Globular cluster 22 Hercules 7.0
M14 NGC 6402 Globular cluster 27 Ophiuchus 9.5
M15 NGC 7078 Globular cluster 33 Pegasus 7.5
M16 NGC 6611 Eagle Nebula Cluster Cluster with nebula 7 Serpens 6.5
M17 NGC 6618 Omega Nebula Cluster with nebula 5 Sagittarius 7.0
M18 NGC 6613 Open cluster 6 Sagittarius 8.0
M19 NGC 6273 Globular cluster 27 Ophiuchus 8.5
M20 NGC 6514 Trifid Nebula Cluster with nebula 2.2 Sagittarius 5.0
M21 NGC 6531 Open cluster 3 Sagittarius 7.0
M22 NGC 6656 Globular cluster 10 Sagittarius 6.5
M23 NGC 6494 Open cluster 4.5 Sagittarius 6.0
M24 contains Delle Caustiche 10 Sagittarius 11.5
M25 NGC I4725 Open cluster 2 Sagittarius 4.9
M26 NGC 6694 Open cluster 5 Scutum 9.5
M27 NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula Planetary nebula 1.25 Vulpecula 7.5
M28 NGC 6626 Globular cluster 18 Sagittarius 8.5
M29 NGC 6913 Open cluster 7.2 Cygnus 9.0
M30 NGC 7099 Globular cluster 25 Capricornus 8.5
M31 NGC 224 Andromeda Galaxy Galaxy 2200 Andromeda 4.5
M32 NGC 221 Galaxy 2200 Andromeda 10.0
M33 NGC 598 Triangulum Galaxy Galaxy 2300 Triangulum 7.0
M34 NGC 1039 Open cluster 1.4 Perseus 6.0
M35 NGC 2168 Open cluster 2.8 Gemini 5.5
M36 NGC 1960 Open cluster 4.1 Auriga 6.5
M37 NGC 2099 Open cluster 4.6 Auriga 6.0
M38 NGC 1912 Open cluster 4.2 Auriga 7.0
M39 NGC 7092 Open cluster 0.3 Cygnus 5.5
M40 Double star WNC4 Ursa Major 9.0
M41 NGC 2287 Open cluster 2.4 Canis Major 5.0
M42 NGC 1976 Orion Nebula Diffuse nebula 1.6 Orion 5.0
M43 NGC 1982 de Mairan's Nebula (part of Orion Nebula) Diffuse nebula 1.6 Orion 7.0
M44 NGC 2632 Beehive Cluster Open cluster 0.5 Cancer 4.0
M45 Pleiades Open cluster 0.4 Taurus 1.4
M46 NGC 2437 Open cluster 5.4 Puppis 6.5
M47 NGC 2422 Open cluster 1.6 Puppis 4.5
M48 NGC 2548 Open cluster 1.5 Hydra 5.5
M49 NGC 4472 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 10.0
M50 NGC 2323 Open cluster 3 Monoceros 7.0
M51 NGC 5194, NGC 5195 Whirlpool Galaxy Galaxy 37000 Canes Venatici 8.0
M52 NGC 7654 Open cluster 7 Cassiopeia 8.0
M53 NGC 5024 Globular cluster 56 Coma Berenices 8.5
M54 NGC 6715 Globular cluster 83 Sagittarius 8.5
M55 NGC 6809 Globular cluster 17 Sagittarius 7.0
M56 NGC 6779 Globular cluster 32 Lyra 9.5
M57 NGC 6720 Ring Nebula Planetary nebula 4.1 Lyra 9.5
M58 NGC 4579 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.0
M59 NGC 4621 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.5
M60 NGC 4649 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 10.5
M61 NGC 4303 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 10.5
M62 NGC 6266 Globular cluster 22 Ophiuchus 8.0
M63 NGC 5055 Sunflower Galaxy Galaxy 37000 Canes Venatici 8.5
M64 NGC 4826 Black Eye Galaxy Galaxy 12000 Coma Berenices 9.0
M65 NGC 3623 Galaxy 35000 Leo 10.5
M66 NGC 3627 Galaxy 35000 Leo 10.0
M67 NGC 2682 Open cluster 2.25 Cancer 7.5
M68 NGC 4590 Globular cluster 32 Hydra 9.0
M69 NGC 6637 Globular cluster 25 Sagittarius 9.0
M70 NGC 6681 Globular cluster 28 Sagittarius 9.0
M71 NGC 6838 Globular cluster 12 Sagitta 8.5
M72 NGC 6981 Globular cluster 53 Aquarius 10.0
M73 NGC 6994 Aquarius 9.0
M74 NGC 628 Galaxy 35000 Pisces 10.5
M75 NGC 6864 Globular cluster 58 Sagittarius 9.5
M76 NGC 650, NGC 651 Little Dumbbell Nebula Planetary nebula 3.4 Perseus 12.0
M77 NGC 1068 Galaxy 60000 Cetus 10.5
M78 NGC 2068 Diffuse nebula 1.6 Orion 8.0
M79 NGC 1904 Globular cluster 40 Lepus 8.5
M80 NGC 6093 Globular cluster 27 Scorpius 8.5
M81 NGC 3031 Bode's Galaxy Galaxy 11000 Ursa Major 8.5
M82 NGC 3034 Cigar Galaxy Galaxy 11000 Ursa Major 9.5
M83 NGC 5236 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy Galaxy 10000 Hydra 8.5
M84 NGC 4374 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.0
M85 NGC 4382 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 10.5
M86 NGC 4406 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.0
M87 NGC 4486 Virgo A Galaxy Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.0
M88 NGC 4501 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 11.0
M89 NGC 4552 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.5
M90 NGC 4569 Galaxy 60000 Virgo 11.0
M91 NGC 4548 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 11.5
M92 NGC 6341 Globular cluster 26 Hercules 7.5
M93 NGC 2447 Open cluster 4.5 Puppis 6.5
M94 NGC 4736 Galaxy 14500 Canes Venatici 9.5
M95 NGC 3351 Galaxy 38000 Leo 11.0
M96 NGC 3368 Galaxy 38000 Leo 10.5
M97 NGC 3587 Owl Nebula Planetary nebula 2.6 Ursa Major 12.0
M98 NGC 4192 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 11.0
M99 NGC 4254 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 10.5
M100 NGC 4321 Galaxy 60000 Coma Berenices 10.5
M101 NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy Galaxy 24000 Ursa Major 8.5
M102 Spindle Galaxy Galaxy 40000 Draco 10.5
M103 NGC 581 Open cluster 8 Cassiopeia 7.0
M104 NGC 4594 Sombrero Galaxy Galaxy 50000 Virgo 9.5
M105 NGC 3379 Galaxy 38000 Leo 11.0
M106 NGC 4258 Galaxy 25000 Canes Venatici 9.5
M107 NGC 6171 Globular cluster 20 Ophiuchus 10.0
M108 NGC 3556 Galaxy 45000 Ursa Major 11.0
M109 NGC 3992 Galaxy 55000 Ursa Major 11.0
M110 NGC 205 Galaxy 2200 Andromeda 10.0

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