M41 thru M80

M1 - M40

M81 - M110

M41
NGC 2287
Open cluster dense.
Constellation CMa
Dreyer Descr. CL,VL,B,LC,ST8...
Magnitude: 4.5
RA:06h 46m 2.4s Dec:-20d 43' 56" 
RA:06h 46m 0.0s Dec:-20d 44' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 38.0
Separation from M40: 104d 27' 29" 

M42
Great Nebula in Orion
NGC 1976
Nebula.
Constellation Ori
Dreyer Descr. THETAORI$GREATNEB
Magnitude: 4.0
RA:05h 35m 26.7s Dec:-05d 26' 56" 
RA:05h 35m 24.0s Dec:-05d 27' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 66.0
Separation from M41: 22d 57' 20" 

M43
NGC 1982
Nebula bright with dust.
Constellation Ori
Dreyer Descr. VB,VL,RW/TAIL,MBM*8
Magnitude: 9.0
RA:05h 35m 38.7s Dec:-05d 15' 56" 
RA:05h 35m 36.0s Dec:-05d 16' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 20.0
Separation from M42: 00d 11' 24" 

M44
Praesepe
NGC 2632
Open cluster bright scattered.
Constellation Cnc
Dreyer Descr. PRAESEPECANCRI
Magnitude: 3.1
RA:08h 40m 8.2s Dec:+19d 58' 49" 
RA:08h 40m 6.0s Dec:+19d 59' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 95.0
Separation from M43: 51d 53' 07" 

M45 (The Pleiades)
30
Sky Database:Messier Objects
RA:03h 47m 3.4s Dec:+24d 07' 08" 
RA:03h 47m 0.0s Dec:+24d 07' 00" Epoch 2000
Separation from M44: 67d 15' 51"

M46
NGC 2437
Open cluster dense.
Constellation Pup
Dreyer Descr. CL,VB,VRI,VL,INVPLN
Magnitude: 6.1
RA:07h 41m 50.1s Dec:-14d 48' 58" 
RA:07h 41m 47.9s Dec:-14d 49' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 27.0
Separation from SAO 20190: 122d 29' 59" 

M47
NGC 2422
Open cluster dense.
Constellation Pup
Dreyer Descr. CL,B,VL,PRI,STL$S
Magnitude: 4.4
RA:07h 36m 38.2s Dec:-14d 29' 58" 
RA:07h 36m 36.0s Dec:-14d 30' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 30.0
Separation from M46: 01d 17' 48" 

M48
NGC 2548
Open cluster rich.
Constellation Hya
Dreyer Descr. CL,VL,PRI,PMC,*9..13
Magnitude: 5.8
RA:08h 13m 50.1s Dec:-05d 48' 02" 
RA:08h 13m 48.0s Dec:-05d 48' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 54.0
Separation from M47: 12d 37' 19" 

M49
NGC 4472
Round galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Vir
Dreyer Descr. VB,L,R,MBM,R
Magnitude: 8.4
RA:12h 29m 48.7s Dec:+07d 59' 53" 
Azm:09d 00' 04" Alt:-48d 53' 45" 
Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 2.2 x 1.8
Position Angle 154.0
Separation from M48: 65d 18' 11" 

M50
NGC 2323
Open cluster rich.
Constellation Mon
Dreyer Descr. CL,VL,RI,PC,E,
Magnitude: 5.9
RA:07h 03m 14.4s Dec:-08d 19' 59" 
RA:07h 03m 12.0s Dec:-08d 20' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 16.0
Separation from M49: 82d 59' 08" 

M51
Whirlpool Galaxy
NGC 5194
Spiral galaxy structure attached companion.
Constellation CVn
Dreyer Descr. GREATSPIRALNEBULA
Magnitude: 8.4
RA:13h 29m 53.5s Dec:+47d 11' 46" 
RA:13h 29m 54.0s Dec:+47d 12' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 9.0 x 8.0
Position Angle 162.0
Separation from M50: 100d 37' 52" 

M52
NGC 7654
Open cluster dense.
Constellation Cas
Dreyer Descr. CL,L,RI,MCM,R,*9..13
Magnitude: 6.9
RA:23h 24m 14.9s Dec:+61d 35' 29" 
RA:23h 24m 12.0s Dec:+61d 35' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 13.0
Separation from M51: 68d 19' 14" 

M53
NGC 5024
Globular cluster highly resolved.
Constellation Com
Dreyer Descr. GCL,B,VC,IR,VVMBM,
Magnitude: 7.7
RA:13h 12m 54.4s Dec:+18d 09' 52" 
RA:13h 12m 54.0s Dec:+18d 10' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 12.6
Separation from M52: 97d 21' 21" 

M54
NGC 6715
Globular cluster mottled.
Constellation Sgr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,VB,L,R,G,SMBM,
Magnitude: 7.7
RA:18h 55m 6.8s Dec:-30d 28' 58" 
RA:18h 55m 5.9s Dec:-30d 29' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 9.1
Separation from M53: 95d 25' 48" 

M55
NGC 6809
Globular cluster highly resolved.
Constellation Sgr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,PB,L,R,VRI,VGBM
Magnitude: 7.0
RA:19h 40m 1.1s Dec:-30d 57' 58" 
RA:19h 40m 0.0s Dec:-30d 58' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 19.0
Separation from M54: 09d 39' 27" 

M56
NGC 6779
Globular cluster highly resolved.
Constellation Lyr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,B,L,IR,GVMCM,RRR
Magnitude: 8.3
RA:19h 16m 36.3s Dec:+30d 11' 18" 
RA:19h 16m 36.0s Dec:+30d 11' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.1
Separation from M55: 61d 24' 08" 

M57
Ring Nebula in Lyra
NGC 6720
Planetary nebula ring with central star.
Constellation Lyr
Dreyer Descr. RINGNEB,B,PL,CE,LYRA
Magnitude: 9.0
RA:18h 53m 36.1s Dec:+33d 02' 17" 
RA:18h 53m 36.0s Dec:+33d 02' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 2.5
Separation from M56: 05d 39' 52" 

M58
NGC 4579
Round galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Vir
Dreyer Descr. B,L,IR,VMBM,R
Magnitude: 9.8
RA:12h 37m 42.6s Dec:+11d 48' 52" 
RA:12h 37m 42.0s Dec:+11d 49' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 5.0 x 4.0
Position Angle 94.0
Separation from M57: 86d 51' 42" 

M59
NGC 4621
Elongated galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Vir
Dreyer Descr. B,PL,LE,VSVMBM,2*P
Magnitude: 9.8
RA:12h 42m 0.6s Dec:+11d 38' 52" 
RA:12h 42m 0.0s Dec:+11d 39' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 1.4 x 1.0
Position Angle 164.0
Separation from M58: 01d 03' 56" 

M60
NGC 4649
Round galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Vir
Dreyer Descr. VB,PL,R,FOFDNEB
Magnitude: 8.8
RA:12h 43m 42.6s Dec:+11d 32' 52" 
RA:12h 43m 42.0s Dec:+11d 33' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 3.0 x 2.0
Position Angle 104.0
Separation from M59: 00d 25' 41" 

M61
NGC 4303
Spiral galaxy structure.
Constellation Vir
Dreyer Descr. VB,VL,VSBM*,BIN
Magnitude: 9.7
RA:12h 21m 54.8s Dec:+04d 27' 53" 
RA:12h 21m 54.0s Dec:+04d 28' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 6.0 x 5.5
Separation from M60: 08d 54' 10" 

M62
NGC 6266
Globular cluster.
Constellation Oph
Dreyer Descr. GCL,VB,L,GMBM,RRR,
Magnitude: 6.6
RA:17h 01m 12.5s Dec:-30d 06' 59" 
RA:17h 01m 11.9s Dec:-30d 07' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 14.1
Separation from M61: 75d 01' 40" 

M63
Sunflower Galaxy
NGC 5055
Elongated galaxy with bright core.
Constellation CVn
Dreyer Descr. VB,L,PME120,VSMBMBN
Magnitude: 8.6
RA:13h 15m 47.8s Dec:+42d 01' 46" 
RA:13h 15m 48.0s Dec:+42d 02' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 13.0 x 8.0
Position Angle 104.0
Separation from M62: 88d 51' 03" 

M64
Black-eye Galaxy
NGC 4826
Elongated galaxy dusty.
Constellation Com
Dreyer Descr. VB,VL,VME120,BMSBN
Magnitude: 8.5
RA:12h 56m 42.4s Dec:+21d 40' 50" 
RA:12h 56m 42.0s Dec:+21d 41' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 10.0 x 3.8
Position Angle 114.0
Separation from M63: 20d 44' 28" 

M65
NGC 3623
Very elongated galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Leo
Dreyer Descr. B,VL,ME165,GBMBN
Magnitude: 9.3
RA:11h 18m 55.1s Dec:+13d 04' 50" 
RA:11h 18m 54.0s Dec:+13d 05' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 9.0 x 2.0
Position Angle 174.0
Separation from Cursor Position: 131d 03' 57" 

M66
NGC 3627
Spiral galaxy structure.
Constellation Leo
Dreyer Descr. B,VL,ME150,MBM,2*NP
Magnitude: 9.0
RA:11h 20m 13.0s Dec:+12d 58' 50" 
RA:11h 20m 11.9s Dec:+12d 59' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.6 x 3.3
Position Angle 172.0
Separation from M65: 00d 19' 54" 

M67
NGC 2682
Open cluster dense.
Constellation Cnc
Dreyer Descr. CL,VB,VL,ERI,LC,*10.
Magnitude: 6.9
RA:08h 50m 26.0s Dec:+11d 48' 51" 
RA:08h 50m 24.0s Dec:+11d 49' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 30.0
Separation from M66: 36d 33' 46" 

M69
NGC 6637
Globular cluster.
Constellation Sgr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,B,L,R,RRR,*14.16
Magnitude: 7.7
RA:18h 31m 24.8s Dec:-32d 20' 59" 
RA:18h 31m 24.0s Dec:-32d 21' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.1
Separation from M67: 142d 05' 28" 

M70
NGC 6681
Globular cluster.
Constellation Sgr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,B,PL,R,GBM,
Magnitude: 8.1
RA:18h 43m 12.8s Dec:-32d 17' 57" 
RA:18h 43m 11.9s Dec:-32d 17' 59" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.8
Separation from M69: 02d 29' 35" 

M71
NGC 6838
Globular cluster highly resolved.
Constellation Sge
Dreyer Descr. CL,VL,VRI,PMC,*11.16
Magnitude: 8.3
RA:19h 53m 48.8s Dec:+18d 47' 18" 
RA:19h 53m 48.0s Dec:+18d 47' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.2
Separation from M70: 53d 48' 22" 

M72
NGC 6981
Globular cluster.
Constellation Aqr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,PB,PL,R,GMCM,RRR
Magnitude: 9.4
RA:20h 53m 31.4s Dec:-12d 31' 50" 
RA:20h 53m 30.0s Dec:-12d 32' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 5.9
Separation from M71: 34d 36' 03" 

M73
NGC 6994
Asterism.
Constellation Aqr
Dreyer Descr. CL,EP,VLC,NONEB
Magnitude: 9.0
RA:20h 59m 1.4s Dec:-12d 37' 50" 
RA:20h 59m 0.0s Dec:-12d 38' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 3.0
Separation from M72: 01d 20' 44" 

M74
NGC 628
Spiral galaxy structure.
Constellation Psc
Dreyer Descr. GCL,F,VL,R,VG,PSMBM
Magnitude: 9.2
RA:01h 36m 44.9s Dec:+15d 47' 16" 
RA:01h 36m 42.0s Dec:+15d 47' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 11.0 x 9.0
Separation from M73: 74d 18' 20" 

M75
NGC 6864
Globular cluster unresolved.
Constellation Sgr
Dreyer Descr. GCL,B,PL,R,VMBMBN,RR
Magnitude: 8.6
RA:20h 06m 7.2s Dec:-21d 54' 54" 
RA:20h 06m 6.0s Dec:-21d 55' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 6.0
Separation from M74: 89d 16' 24" 

M76
Little Dumbbell
NGC 650
Planetary nebula irregular.
Constellation Per
Dreyer Descr. VB,POFDNEB
Magnitude:12.0
RA:01h 42m 22.1s Dec:+51d 34' 19" 
RA:01h 42m 18.0s Dec:+51d 34' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 4.8
Separation from M75: 103d 27' 02" 

M77
NGC 1068
Round galaxy with bright core.
Constellation Cet
Dreyer Descr. VB,PL,IR,SBMRRN
Magnitude: 8.8
RA:02h 42m 44.9s Dec:-00d 00' 49" 
RA:02h 42m 42.0s Dec:-00d 01' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 7.0
Position Angle 70.0
Separation from M77: 00d 00' 30" 

M78
NGC 2068
Reflection nebula bright.
Constellation Ori
Dreyer Descr. B,L,WISP,GMBN,3*INV
Magnitude: 8.0
RA:05h 46m 44.8s Dec:+00d 03' 02" 
RA:05h 46m 42.0s Dec:+00d 03' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 8.0
Separation from M77: 46d 00' 00" 

M79
NGC 1904
Globular cluster highly resolved.
Constellation Lep
Dreyer Descr. GCL,PL,ERI,EC,RRR
Magnitude: 8.0
RA:05h 24m 32.6s Dec:-24d 32' 54" 
RA:05h 24m 30.0s Dec:-24d 33' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 8.7
Separation from M78: 25d 10' 50" 

M80
NGC 6093
Globular cluster mottled.
Constellation Sco
Dreyer Descr. GCL,VB,L,VMBM(VAR*)
Magnitude: 7.2
RA:16h 17m 0.5s Dec:-22d 58' 58" 
RA:16h 17m 0.0s Dec:-22d 59' 00" Epoch 2000
Size (mins) 8.9
Separation from M79: 129d 43' 30"

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