Modified from Doc Greiner's List of Interesting Objects. Sorted by size.

(from www.mailbag.com/users/ragreiner/objects.html#Top)    Last modified 4/14/2004 12:03:00 AM

 

NUMBER

Con

RA

DEC

SIZE min

SIZE

MAG

Dist

TYPE, COMMENTS

NGC 5139

Cen

13 26.8

-47 29

 

 

 

 

Omega Centauri globular cluster

NGC 6394

 

20 34.2

07 24

0.1

0.1

8.9

 

Glob Clus

NGC 7027

 

21 07.0

42 14

0.3

0.2

9.0

 

Plan Neb

NGC 1535

 

04 14.4

-12 44

0.3

0.3

9.0

 

Plan Neb

NGC 6210

 

16 44.6

23 47

0.3

0.3

9.7

 

Plan Neb

NGC 6543

 

17 58.8

66 38

0.4

0.3

8.6

 

Plan Neb

NGC 6826

 

19 44.7

50 31

0.4

0.4

8.8

 

Plan Neb

NGC 7009

 

21 04.1

-11 22

0.4

0.4

8.0

 

Plan Neb

NGC 4783

 

12 54.6

-12 34

0.5

0.5

12.9

 

Elip Gal 0

NGC 4782

 

12 54.6

-12 35

0.5

0.5

12.9

 

Elip Gal 0

NGC 7662

 

23 25.9

42 33

0.5

0.5

8.5

 

Plan Neb

NGC 4476

 

12 30.0

12 20

0.7

0.4

13.3

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 4476

 

12 30.0

12 20

0.7

0.4

13.3

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 3242

 

10 24.8

-18 38

0.7

0.7

8.9

 

Plan Neb

NGC 2392

 

07 29.2

20 55

0.77

0.

8.3

 

Plan Neb

NGC 4889

 

13 00.1

27 59

1.0

0.6

13.2

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 0040

Cep

00 12.9

72 32

1.0

0.7

10.5

 

Plan Neb

NGC 2346

 

07 09.3

00 49

1.0

0.9

10.0

 

Plan Neb

NGC 0604

 

01 34.5

30 46

1.0

1.0

?

 

Nebula

NGC 6729

 

19 01.8

-36 58

1.0

1.0

?

 

Nebula

NGC 6994  M 073

Aqr

20 58.9

-12 39

1.0

1.0

10.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 7006

 

21 01.4

16 12

1.0

1.0

11.5

 

Glob Clus

NGC 4106

 

12 06.8

-29 48

1.0

1.8

12.0

 

Elip Gal 2

NGC 4478

 

12 30.3

12 19

1.0

1.8

12.4

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 4413

 

12 26.5

12 36

1.1

0.7

13.2

 

Barred Spiral a

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NGC 2438

 

07 41.9

-14 43

1.1

1.1

11.0

 

Plan Neb

NGC 0278

 

00 52.0

47 34

1.2

1.2

11.6

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 5367

 

13 57.7

-39 59

1.3

1.0

10.0

 

Nebula

NGC 6720  M 057

Lyr

18 53.6

33 02

1.3

1.0

9.0

4.1 K

Plan Neb; Ring

NGC 4435

 

12 27.7

13 04

1.4

0.9

11.8

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 3842

Leo

11 44.0

19 57

1.4

1

13.6

 

Elip gal & CENTER OF CLUSTER OF GALAXIES

NGC 0650-1 M 076

Per

01 41.9

51 34

1.5

0.7

10.0

15 K

Plan Neb; Little Dumbbell

NGC 4459

 

12 29.0

13 58

1.5

1.0

11.7

 

Spir Gal 0

NGC 4105

 

12 06.7

-29 47

1.5

1.5

12.0

 

Elip Gal 3

NGC 4479

 

12 30.3

13 35

1.5

1.5

12.5

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 7335

 

22 37.3

34 27

1.7

0.8

14.7

 

Galaxy so

NGC 2732

 

09 13.4

79 11

1.8

0.8

11.9

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 2782

 

09 14.1

40 07

1.8

1.6

12.4

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4387

 

12 25.7

12 49

1.9

1.1

12.0

 

Elip Gal 5

NGC 4458

 

12 29.0

13 15

1.9

1.8

12.0

 

Elip Gal 0

NGC 4425

 

12 27.2

12 44

2.0

0.5

12.9

 

Spir Gal 0

NGC 4402

 

12 26.1

13 07

2.0

0.8

13.0

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4461

 

12 29.1

13 11

2.0

1.0

12.2

 

Spir Gal 0

NGC 4473

 

12 29.8

13 25

2.0

1.0

11.3

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 6302

 

17 13.9

-37 07

2.0

1.0

?

 

Nebula

NGC 4621  M 059

Vir

12 42.0

11 39

2.0

1.5

11.0

 

Elip Gal 3

NGC 5195

 

13 30.0

47 16

2.0

1.5

11.0

 

Peculiar Galaxy

NGC 4374  M 084

Vir

12 25.1

12 53

2.0

1.8

10.5

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 1999

 

05 36.5

-06 43

2.0

2.0

9.0

 

Nebula

NGC 2261

 

06 39.1

08 43

2.0

2.0

10.0

 

Nebula; Hubble’s Variable Neb

NGC 2419

 

07 38.2

38 53

2.0

2.0

11.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6569

 

18 13.7

-31 49

2.0

2.0

10.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6638

 

18 31.0

-25 30

2.0

2.0

9.5

 

Glob Clus

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NGC 6642

 

18 31.8

-23 29

2.0

2.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6652

 

18 35.8

-33 00

2.0

2.0

8.5

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6934

 

20 34.1

07 24

2.0

2.0

9.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 3379  M 105

Leo

10 47.8

12 35

2.1

2.0

10.6

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 3389

 

10 48.4

12 32

2.2

1.0

12.2

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 5908

 

15 16.7

55 25

2.4

0.4

13.0

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4567

 

12 36.5

11 15

2.4

1.6

12.0

 

Elip Gal s1

NGC 4697

 

12 48.6

-05 48

2.5

1.3

10.5

 

Elip Gal 3

NGC 2207

 

06 16.4

-21 22

2.5

1.5

12.3

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 1068  M 077

Cet

02 42.7

-00 01

2.5

1.7

10.0

 

Spir Gal b (a Seyfert gal)

NGC 4039

 

12 01.9

-18 53

2.5

2.0

12.0

 

Peculiar

NGC 3587  M 097

UMa

11 14.9

55 02

2.5

2.5

11.0

12 K

Plan Neb

NGC 4038

 

12 01.9

-18 52

2.5

2.5

11.0

 

Peculiar

NGC 1275

 

03 19.8

41 31

2.6

1.0

11.6

 

Seyfert Galaxy

NGC 3077

 

10 03.4

68 44

2.6

1.9

11.0

 

Elip Gal 2

NGC 2748

 

09 13.7

76 29

2.8

1.1

11.7

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3513

 

11 03.8

-23 15

2.9

2.3

11.5

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 7339

 

22 37.8

23 47

3.0

0.9

12.1

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3626

 

11 20.1

18 21

3.0

2.0

10.9

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4382  M 085

Com

12 25.3

18 11

3.0

2.0

10.5

 

Spir Gal 0

NGC 4649  M 060

Vir

12 43.6

11 33

3.0

2.5

10.0

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 4406  M 086

Vir

12 26.2

12 56

3.0

2.8

10.5

 

Elip Gal 3

NGC 4486  M 087

Vir

12 30.8

12 23

3.0

3.0

8.6

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 5824

 

15 04.0

-33 05

3.0

3.0

9.5

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6171  M 107

Oph

16 32.5

-13 03

3.0

3.0

8.1

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6441

 

17 50.2

-37 03

3.0

3.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6624

 

18 23.7

-30 22

3.0

3.0

8.5

 

Op Clus

NGC 6712

 

18 53.0

-08 43

3.0

3.0

9.0

 

Glob Clus

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NGC 6864  M 075

Sgr

20 06.1

-21 55

3.0

3.0

8.0

7 M

Glob Clus

NGC 6981  M 072

Aqr

20 53.5

-12 33

3.0

3.0

8.6

 

Glob Clus

NGC 5248

 

13 37.6

08 53

3.2

1.4

11.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4298

 

12 21.5

14 36

3.2

1.9

11.4

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4710

 

12 49.6

15 10

3.4

0.5

12.0

 

Spir Gal 0

NGC 0185

 

00 38.5

48 21

3.5

2.8

11.8

 

Elip Gal 1

NGC 7479

 

23 04.9

12 19

3.5

3.2

11.8

 

Barred Galaxy b

NGC 6229

 

16 47.0

47 32

3.5

3.5

8.9

 

Glob Clus

NGC 0221  M 032

And

00 42.7

40 52

3.6

3.1

9.5

2.9 M

Elip Gal 2

NGC 5694

 

14 39.6

-26 32

3.6

3.6

10.2

 

Glob Clus

NGC 3115

 

10 05.3

-07 43

4.0

1.0

10.0

 

Elip Gal 7

NGC 4438

 

12 27.8

13 00

4.0

1.5

11.0

 

Spir Gal a

NGC 3384

 

10 48.3

12 38

4.0

2.0

11.0

 

Elip Gal 7

NGC 0246

 

00 47.1

-11 53

4.0

2.5

8.5

 

Plan Neb

NGC 3351  M 095

Leo

10 43.9

11 42

4.0

3.0

11.0

 

Barred Spiral c

NGC 4472  M 049

Vir

12 29.8

07 59

4.0

3.4

10.1

 

Elip Gal 3

NGC 4477

 

12 30.0

13 38

4.0

3.5

10.4

 

Barred Spiral a

NGC 4579  M 058

Vir

12 37.6

11 48

4.0

3.5

10.5

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 0559

 

01 29.5

63 18

4.0

4.0

9.5

 

Op Clus

NGC 6333  M 009

Oph

17 19.1

-18 31

4.0

4.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6603

 

18 18.4

-18 26

4.0

4.0

11.4

 

Op Clus

NGC 6637  M 069

Sgr

18 31.4

-32 21

4.0

4.0

7.5

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6681  M 070

Sgr

18 43.3

-32 18

4.0

4.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 7235

 

22 12.5

57 15

4.0

4.0

9.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 7332

 

22 37.4

23 47

4.2

1.3

11.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4449

 

12 28.2

44 05

4.2

3.0

10.5

 

Irreg Gal

NGC 4111

 

12 07.1

43 04

4.4

0.9

10.7

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4302

 

12 21.7

14 36

4.5

0.5

12.9

 

Spir Gal c

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NGC 2775

 

09 10.3

07 02

4.5

3.0

10.3

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4254  M 099

Com

12 18.8

14 25

4.5

4.0

10.4

368 M

Spir Gal c

IC 2233

 

08 14.2

45 44

4.7

0.6

13.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 5005

 

13 10.8

37 03

4.7

1.6

10.8

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 4388

 

12 25.8

12 39

5.0

1.0

12.0

 

Barred Spiral b

NGC 4490

 

12 30.7

41 38

5.0

2.0

10.1

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 0779

 

01 59.7

-05 57

5.0

3.0

11.8

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 1952  M 001

Tau

05 34.5

22 01

5.0

3.0

9.0

4 K

Nebula; Crab 

NGC 4736  M 094

CVn

12 51.0

41 07

5.0

3.5

8.9

14 M

Spir Gal b

NGC 2129

 

06 01.1

23 18

5.0

5.0

7.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 5466

 

14 05.4

28 32

5.0

5.0

9.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 5986

 

15 46.1

-37 46

5.0

5.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6520

 

18 03.5

-27 54

5.0

5.0

9.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6779  M 056

Lyr

19 16.5

30 10

5.0

5.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 5866/79 M 102

 

15 06.5

55 45

5.2

2.3

10.0

 

Elip Gal

NGC 4321  M 100

Com

12 22.9

15 49

5.2

5.0

10.4

368 M

Spir Gal c

NGC 4548  M 091

Com

12 35.5

43 09

5.4

4.4

10.2

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3511

 

11 03.4

-23 05

5.5

1.0

11.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 7814

Peg

00 03.3

16 09

5.5

1.5

11

 

Spir Gal b; precisely on edge!

NGC 4501  M 088

Com

12 32.0

14 25

5.7

2.5

10.5

368 M

Spir Gal b

NGC 4303  M 061

Vir

12 22.0

04 28

5.7

5.5

10.2

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 5377

 

13 56.3

47 12

6.0

3.0

12.0

 

Spiral Nebula a

NGC 1300

 

03 19.8

-19 24

6.0

3.2

11.3

 

Barred Spiral b

IC 434; B33; Horsehead

Ori

05 40.9

-02 28

6

4

 

 

Dark Neb; Horsehead

NGC 3368  M 096

Leo

10 46.8

11 49

6.0

4.0

10.2

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 7793

 

23 57.9

-32 34

6.0

4.0

9.7

 

Spir Gal

NGC 2362

 

07 18.7

-24 57

6.0

6.0

4.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6266  M 062

Oph

17 01.3

-30 07

6.0

6.0

6.5

 

Glob Clus

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Constell

RA

Dec

Mag

Size

Size

Dist

Type

NGC 6273  M 019

Oph

17 02.6

-26 15

6.0

6.0

7.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6402  M 014

Oph

17 37.6

-03 15

6.0

6.0

9.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6626  M 028

Sgr

18 24.6

-24 52

6.0

6.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6715  M 054

Sgr

18 55.2

-30 28

6.0

6.0

9.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6819

 

19 41.3

40 13

6.0

6.0

10.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6838  M 071

 

19 53.7

18 47

6.0

6.0

9.0

18 K

Glob Clus

NGC 7099  M 030

Cap

21 40.3

-23 11

6.0

6.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 3432

 

10 52.5

36 37

6.2

1.7

10.6

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3992  M 109

UMa

11 57.6

53 22

6.4

3.5

10.9

 

Barred Spiral b

NGC 0147

Cas

00 33.1

48 31

6.5

3.8

12.1

 

Elip Gal 4

NGC 4594  M 104

Vir

12 39.9

-11 37

7.0

1.5

8.2

 

Spir Gal a; Sombrero

NGC 4569  M 090

Vir

12 36.8

13 09

7.0

2.5

9.0

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 1982  M 043

Ori

05 35.6

05 16

7.0

5.0

8.0

 

Nebula; (comma-shaped)

NGC 2506

 

08 00.2

-10 47

7.0

7.0

7.6

 

Op Clus

NGC 6093  M 080

Sco

16 17.1

-22 59

7.0

7.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6613  M 018

Sgr

18 19.9

-17 08

7.0

7.0

8.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6723

 

18 59.6

-36 38

7.0

7.0

6.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6885

 

20 12.0

26 29

7.0

7.0

5.7

 

Op Clus

NGC 6913  M 029

Cyg

20 24.0

38 31

7.0

7.0

7.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6997

 

20 56.5

44 39

7.0

7.0

10.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 7089  M 002

Aqr

21 33.5

-00 50

7.0

7.0

6.0

40 K

Glob Clus

NGC 4826  M 064

Com

12 56.8

21 41

7.5

3.5

8.6

12 M

Spir Gal a ; Black-eye

NGC 1904  M 079

Lep

05 24.3

-24 31

7.5

7.5

8.4

 

Glob Clus

NGC 3079

 

10 02.0

55 41

7.6

1.7

10.6

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 1055

Cet

02 41.8

42 21

7.6

3.0

10.6

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3556  M 108

UMa

11 11.6

55 41

7.8

1.4

10.8

 

Spir Gal c

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Constell

RA

Dec

Mag

Size

Size

Dist

Type

NGC 3623  M 065

Leo

11 18.9

13 07

7.8

1.6

10.3

35 M

Spir Gal c PART OF LEO TRIO (also M66, N3628)

NGC 5746

 

14 44.9

01 57

7.9

1.7

10.6

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 3627  M 066

Leo

11 20.2

13 01

8.0

2.5

9.7

35 M

Spir Gal b PART OF LEO TRIO (also M65, N3628)

NGC 0205  M 110

And

00 40.3

41 41

8.0

3.0

10.8

2.9 M

Elip Gal 6

NGC 3034  M 082

UMa

09 56.1

69 42

8.0

3.0

9.2

12 M

Irreg Gal

NGC 1365

 

03 33.7

-36 08

8.0

3.5

11.2

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 2068  M 078

Ori

05 46.8

00 03

8.0

6.0

8.0

 

Nebula

NGC 6853  M 027

Vul

19 59.6

22 43

8.0

6

8.0

1.25 K

Plan Neb; Dumbbell

NGC 0581  M 103

Cas

01 33.2

60 42

8.0

8.0

8.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 1502

 

04 07.4

62 19

8.0

8.0

7.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 2627

 

08 37.3

-29 56

8.0

8.0

9.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6254  M 010

Oph

16 57.1

-04 07

8.0

8.0

7.0

5.6 K

Glob Clus

NGC 6341  M 092

Her

17 17.1

43 09

8.0

8.0

6.5

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6866

 

20 03.7

44 10

8.0

8.0

8.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6939

 

20 31.4

60 38

8.0

8.0

10.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6946

 

20 35.0

60 08

8.0

8.0

11.1

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4192  M 098

Com

12 13.8

14 54

8.2

2.0

11.0

368 M

Spir Gal b

NGC 4216

 

12 15.9

13 09

8.3

2.2

10.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 2683

 

08 52.7

33 25

8.4

2.4

9.7

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 5897

 

15 17.4

02 05

8.5

8.5

9.0

 

Glob Clus

UGC 7772  M 040

UMa

12 22.4

58 05

9.0

0.0

 

 

Double Star

NGC 5055  M 063

CVn

13 15.7

42 01

9.0

4.0

9.8

14 M

Spir Gal b

NGC 1097

For

02 46.4

-30 16

9.0

5.5

10.6

 

Barred Spiral b

NGC 0628  M 074

 

01 36.7

15 47

9.0

9.0

9.0

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 1857

 

05 20.1

39 21

9.0

9.0

7.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 2818

 

09 16.0

-36 37

9.0

9.0

11.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 4590  M 068

Hya

12 39.5

-26 45

9.0

9.0

8.0

 

Glob Clus

NGC 6649

 

18 33.5

-10 24

9.0

9.0

9.0

 

Op Clus

NGC 6694  M 026

Sct

18 45.2

-09 24

9.0

9.0

9.5

 

Op Clus

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Constell

RA

Dec

Mag

Size

Size

Dist

Type

NGC 7788

 

23 56.7

61 24

9.0

9.0

9.4

 

Op Clus

NGC 4762

 

12 52.9

11 14

9.1

2.2

10.3

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 1560

 

04 32.8

71 53

9.2

1.7

11.5

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4517

 

12 32.8

00 07

9.9

1.4

10.4

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 4559

Com

12 36.0

27 57

10

3

10.5

 

Spir Gal c

NGC 7331

 

22 37.1

34 26

10

3

10.4

 

Spir Gal b

NGC 5194/5  M 051

CVn

13 29.9

47 12

10

5

8.1

37 M

Spir Gal c; Whirlpool

NGC 7635

Cas

23 20.7

61 10

15

8

11.0

 

Bubble Nebula (emission)

NGC 4395

CVn

12 25.9

33 32

10

8

11.0

 

Spir Gal

NGC 5236  M 083

Hya

13 37.1

-29 52

10

8

8.0

8 M

Spir Gal c

NGC 0288

Scl

00 52.6

-26 36

10

10

7.2

 

Glob Clus

NGC 0457

Cas

01 19.0

58 20

10

10

7.0