The 88 Constellations List of Maps and Objects

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1 ANDROMEDA   Alpheratz ALPHA Andromedae   CHAINED LADY-Andromeda (mythological character)   Aadromedae   And   EN-NP  

Ancient. (Ptolemy) Daughter of Cassiopeia and Cepheus.


M31 (ANDROMEDA GALAXY) or NGC 224


M32 (DWARF ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 221

 

M110 (DWARF

SPHEROIDAL

 

GALAXY) or NGC 205

 

NGC 752 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 28

 

NGC 7662 (Blue Snowball PLANETARY NEBULA)

 


 
2 ANTLIA   α Antliae   Air Pump   Antliae   Ant   ES  

Modern.

 

 

3

APUS

 

α Apodis

 

Bird of Paradise

 

Apodis

 

Aps

 

SP

 

Modern.
NGC 6101 (GLOBULAR

 

CLUSTER) or Caldwell 107

 


 
4 AQUARIUS   Sadalsud Beta Aquarii (Double Star)   Water Bearer   Aquarii   Aqr   ES  

Zodiac; Water Jar; wet quarter. Ancient.

M2 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 7089

 

M72 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6981

 

M73 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6994

 

NGC 7009 (SATURN NEBULA)

 

NGC 7293 (HELIX NEBULA)

 

 

 

5

AQUILA   Altair   Eagle   AQUILAE   Aql   E  

Summer Triangle. Ancient.

 

 

 
6 ARA   β Arae   Altar   ARAE   Ara   SP  

Most southerly ancient.

 

NGC 6193 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

NGC 6352 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

NGC 6397 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) Nearest to Earth.

 

 

 

7

ARIES

  Hamal Alpha Arietis  

Ram

 

Arietis

 

Ari

 

EN

 

Zodiac. Ancient.

 

 

 
8 AURIGA   Capella   Charioteer   Aurigae   Aur   EN-NP  

Ancient. Galactic Anticenter.

 

M36 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 1960

 

M37 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2099

 

M38 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 1912

 

IC 405 (FLAMING STAR NEBULA) or Caldwell 31

 

 

 
9 BOöTES   Arcturus   Herdsman   Bootis   Boo   EN  

Brightest Northern

 

Hemisphere Star, (Arcturus).

 

 

 

10

CAELUM

 

α Caeli

 

Engraving Tool

 

Caeli

 

Cae

 

ES

 

Modern.

 

 

 
11 CAMELOPARDALIS   β Camelopardalis   Giraffe   Camelopardalis   Cam   NP  

Modern.


IC 342 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 5

 

NGC 2403 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 7

 

 

 
12 CANCER   Tarf Beta Cancri   Crab   Cancri   Cnc   EN  

Zodiac. Ancient.


M44 (BEEHIVE CLUSTER) or NGC 2632

 

M67 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 2682

 

 

 
13 CANES VENATICI   Cor Caroli   Hunting Dogs   Canum Venaticorum   CVn   EN-NP  

Modern.


M3 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 5272

 

M51 (WHIRLPOOL GALAXY) or NGC 5194

 

M63 (SUNFLOWER GALAXY) or NGC 5055

 

M94 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4736

 

M106 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4258

 

NGC 4631 (THE WHALE GALAXY) or Caldwell 32

 

 

 
14 CANIS MAJOR   Sirius   Larger Dog   Canis Majoris   CMa   ES  

Winter Triangle. Ancient.

 

M41 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2287

 

NGC 2360 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 58

 

NGC 2362 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 64

 

 

 
15 CANIS MINOR   Procyon   Smaller Dog   Canis Minoris   CMi   EN  

Winter Triangle. Ancient.

 

 

 
16 CAPRICORNUS   Deneb Algiedi Delta Capricorni   Water Goat   Capricorni   Cap   ES  

Zodiac; Ancient.

 

M30 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 7099

 

 

 
17 CARINA   Canopus   Keel   Carinae   Car   SP  

Modern. Argo Navis (Split)

 

NGC 2516 (GLOBULAR

 

CLUSTER) or Caldwell 96

 

NGC 3372 (THE GREAT CARINA NEBULA)

 

NGC 3532 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

IC 2602 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 102

 

 

 
18 CASSIOPEIA   Shedir Alpha Cassiopeiae   Queen   Cassiopeiae   Cas   NP  

Perseus myth; Andromeda's mother. Ancient.

M52 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 7654

 

M103 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 581

 

NGC 147 (DWARF GALAXY) or Caldwell 17

 

NGC 185 (DWARF GALAXY) or Caldwell 18

 

NGC 457 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 13

 

NGC 663 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 10

 

 

 
19 CENTAURUS   Rigil Kentaurus Alpha Centauri   Centaur   Centauri   Cen   ES-SP  

Hadar = Beta first mag. Ancient.


NGC 4945 (SPIRAL GALAXY)

 

NGC 5128 (PROMINENT GALAXY) or Centaurus A

 

NGC 5139 (OPEN CLUSTER, or Omega Centauri)

 

NGC 5286 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 


 
20 CEPHEUS   Alderamin Alpha Cephei   King   Cephei   Cep   NP  

Perseus myth; Andromeda's father. Ancient.


NGC 188 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 1

 

NGC 7023 (REFLECTION NEBULA) or Caldwell 4

 

NGC 6946 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 12

 


 
21 CETUS   Deneb Kaitos Beta Ceti   Whale/Sea Monster   Ceti   Cet   E  

Perseus myth. Ancient.


M77 (BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 1068

 

NGC 247 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 62

 

IC 1613 (IRR. DWARF GALAXY) or Caldwell 51

 

 

 
22 CHAMAELEON   α Chamaeleontis   Chameleon   Chamaeleontis   Cha   SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
23 CIRCINUS   α Circini   Compasses   Circini   Cir   SP  

Modern.


NGC 5823 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

 
24 COLUMBA   Phact Alpha Columbae   Dove   Columbae   Col   ES  

Modern.


NGC 1851 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or Caldwell 73

 

 

 
25 COMA BERENICES   β Comae Berenices   Berenices Hair   Comae Berenices   Com   EN  

Modern. North Galactic Pole.


M53 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 5024

 

M64 (BLACK EYE GALAXY) or NGC 4826

 

M85 (LENTICULAR GALAXY) or NGC 4382

 

M100 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4321

 

NGC 4565 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 38

 


 
26 CORONA AUSTRALIS   Alphekka Meridiana Alpha Coronae Australis   Southern Crown   Coronae Australis   CrA   ES-SP  

Sagittarius's crown. Ancient.


NGC 6541 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

 

 
27 CORONA BOREALIS   Alphecca Alpha Coronae Borealis   Northern Crown   Coronae Borealis   CrB   EN  

Ariadne's Crown. Ancient.

 

 

 
28 CORVUS   Gienah Gamma Corvi   Crow, Raven   Corvi   Crv   ES  

"Pointers" to Spica. Ancient.

 


 
29 CRATER   Labrum Delta Crateris   Cup   Crateris   Crt   ES  

Very faint. Ancient.

 

 

 
30 CRUX   Acrux Alpha Crucis   Southern Cross   Crucis   Cru   SP  

Modern; icon of southern hemisphere.


NGC 4609 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

NGC 4755 (OEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 94

 

 

 
31 CYGNUS   Deneb   Swan   Cygni   Cyg   EN-NP  

Ancient. Northern Cross, Summer Triangle.


M29 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 6913

 

M39 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 7092

 

NGC 6826 (PLANETARY NEBULA) or Caldwell 15

 

NGC 6960 (VEIL NEBULA West)

 

NGC 6992 (VEIL NEBULA East)

 

NGC 6888 (CRESSENT

 

NEBULA) or Caldwell 27

 

NGC 7000 (PLANETARY NEBULA) or Caldwell 20

 

IC 5146 (REFLECTION NEBULA) or Caldwell 19

 

 

 
32 DELPHINUS   Rotanev Beta Delphini   Dolphin   Delphini   Del   EN  

Ancient.


NGC 6934 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or Caldwell 47

 

 

 
33 DORADO   α Doradus   Gold Fish   Doradus   Dor   SP  

Modern. South Ecliptic Pole.

 

LARGE MAGELLANIC CLOUD

 

NGC 2070 (TARANTULA NEBULA)

 

 

 
34 DRACO   Etamin Gamma Draconis   Dragon   Draconis   Dra   NP  

Ancient.

North Ecliptic Pole;

 

NGC 6543 (Cat's Eye Nebula) or Caldwell 6

 

M102 (SPINDLE GALAXY) or NGC 5866

 

 

 
35 EQUULEUS   Kitalpha Alpha Equulei   Pony   Equulei   Eql   EN  

Smallest Ancient Constellation.

 

 
36 ERIDANUS   Achernar Alpha Eridani   River Eridanos   Eridani   Eri   ES-SP  

Second longest. Ancient.


NGC 1535 (PLANETARY NEBULA)

 

 
37 FORNAX   α Fornacis   Furnace   Fornacis   For   ES  

Modern.


NGC 1097 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 67

 

 

 
38 GEMINI   Pollux   Twins   Geminorum   Gem   EN  

Zodiac; Ancient. Summer Solstice;


M35 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2168

 

NGC 2392 (ESKIMO NEBULA) or Caldwell 39

 

 

 
39 GRUS   Alnair Alpha Gruis   Crane (bird)   Gruis   Gru   ES-SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
40 HERCULES   Kornephoros Beta Herculis   Hero; Hercules   Herculis   Her   EN  

The Kneeler. Ancient.

 

M13 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6205

 

M92 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6341

 

 

 
41 HOROLOGIUM   α Horologii   Clock   Horologii   Hor   ES-SP  

Modern.


NGC 1261 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

 

 
42 HYDRA   Alphard   Water Serpent - Lernaean Hydra   Hydrae   Hya   E-ES  

Ancient Longest Constellation.


M48 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2548

 

M68 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 4590

 

M83 (SOUTHERN PINWHEEL GALAXY) or NGC 5236

 

NGC 3242 (EYE NEBULA) or Caldwell 59

 

 

 
43 HYDRUS   β Hydri   Water Snake   Hydri   Hyi   SP  

Modern.

 


 
44 INDUS   The Persian Alpha Indi   Indian   Indi   Ind   SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
45 LACERTA   α Lacertae   Lizard   Lacertae   Lac   EN-NP  

Modern.


NGC 7243 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 16

 


 
46 LEO   Regulus   Lion   Leonis   Leo   EN  

Zodiac. Ancient.

 

M65 (LEO TRIPLET 1 GALAXY) or NGC 3623

 

M66 (LEO TRIPLET 2 GALAXY)

 

NGC 3628 (LEO TRIPLET 3 GALAXY)

 

M95 (BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 3351

 

M96 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 3368

 

M105 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 3379

 

 

 
47 LEO MINOR   Praecipua 46 Leonis Minoris   Smaller Lion   Leonis Minoris   LMi   EN  

Modern.

 

 

 
48 LEPUS   Arneb Alpha Leporis   Hare   Leporis   Lep   ES  

Orion's prey. Ancient.

 

M79 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 1904

 

 

 
49 LIBRA   Zubeneshamali Beta Librae   Scales   Librae   Lib   ES  

Zodiac. Ancient.

 

 

 
50 LUPUS   Men Alpha Lupi   Wolf   Lupi   Lup   ES-SP  

Classic odd star Chi Lup. Ancient.

 

 

 
51 LYNX   Elvashak Alpha Lyncis   Lynx   Lyncis   Lyn   EN-NP  

Modern.

 

 

 
52 LYRA   Vega Alpha Lyrae   Lyre   Lyrae   Lyr   EN  

Summer Triangle. Ancient.

 

M56 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6779

 

M57 (RING NEBULA) or NGC 6720

 

 

 
53 MENSA   α Mensae   Table Mountain   Mensae   Men   SP  

Modern.

 


 
54 MICROSCOPIUM   γ Microscopii   Microscope   Microscopii   Mic   ES  

Modern.

 

 

 
55 MONOCEROS   β Monocerotis   Unicorn   Monocerotis   Mon   E  

Modern.


M50 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2323

 

NGC 2264 (CHRISTMASS TREE CLUSTER)

 

NGC 2244 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 50


NGC 2506 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 54

 

 

 
56 MUSCA   α Muscae   Fly   Muscae   Mus   SP  

Modern.

 

NGC 4372 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

NGC 4833 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 


 
57 NORMA   γ2 Normae   Square   Normae   Nor   ES-SP  

Modern.


NGC 6087 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 


 
58 OCTANS   ν Oct Nu Octantis   Octant   Octantis   Oct   SP  

Modern;

South Celestial Pole.

 


 
59 OPHIUCHUS       Serpent-Bearer   Ophiuchi   Oph   E  

With Serpens; on ecliptic. Ancient.

M9 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6333

 

M10 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6254

 

M12 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6218

 

M14 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6402

 

M19 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6273

 

M62 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6266

 

M107 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6171

 


 
60 ORION   Rigel   Hunter; Orion   Orionis   Ori   E  

Winter Triangle. Ancient.

 

M42 (ORION NEBULA) or NGC 1976

 

M43 (MAIRAN'S NEBULA) or NGC 1982

 

M78 (DIFFUSE NEBULA) or NGC 2068

 

NGC 2024 (FLAME NEBULA) or Sh2-277

 

IC 434 (HORSEHEAD NEBULA) or Bernard 33

 

NGC 1977 (Globular CLUSTER) The Running Man Nebula

 

 

 
61 PAVO   Peacock Alpha Pavonis   Peacock   Pavonis   Pav   SP  

Modern.
NGC 6744 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 101

 

NGC 6752 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

 

 
62 PEGASUS   Enif Epsilon Pegasi   Winged Horse   Pegasi   Peg   EN  

Perseus myth, Great Square. Ancient.

 

M15 (PEGASUS CLUSTER) or NGC 7078

 

NGC 7331 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 30

 

 

 
63 PERSEUS   Mirfak Alpha Persei   Hero; Perseus   Persei   Per   EN-NP  

Pers, myth; rescuer of Andromeda. Ancient.


M34 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 1039

 

M76 (LITTLE DUMBBELL NEBULA) or NGC 650/651

 

NGC 869 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

NGC 884 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

 

 
64 PHOENIX   Ankaa Alpha Phoenicis   Phoenix   Phoenicis   Phe   ES-SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
65 PICTOR   α Pictoris   Easel   Pictoris   Pic   SP  

Modern.

 


 
66 PISCES   Alpherg Eta Piscium   Fishes   Piscium   Psc   E-EN  

Zodiac;

 

Vernal Equinox; Circlet; Ancient.

 


M74 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 628

 

 

 
67 PISCIS AUSTRINUS   Fomalhaut α Piscis Austrini   Southern Fish   Piscis Austrini   Pup   ES  

Wet quarter. Ancient.

 

 

 
68 PUPPIS   Naos Zeta Puppis   Poop deck   Puppis   Pup   ES-SP  

Ancient. Argo Navis (Split)

 


M46 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2437

 

M47 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2422

 

M93 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 2447

 

NGC 2440 (PLANETARY NEBULA)

 

NGC 2477 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 71

 

 

 
69 PYXIS   α Pyxidis   Compass   Pyxidis   Pyx   ES  

Modern.

 

 

 
70 RETICULUM   α Reticuli   Net   Reticuli   Ret   SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
71 SAGITTA   γ Sagittae   Arrow   Sagittae   Sge   NE  

Arrow of Hercules; of Cupid. Ancient.


M71 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6838

 


 
72 SAGITTARIUS   Kaus Australis Epsilon Sagittarii   Archer   Sagittarii   Sgr   ES  

Zodiac;

 

Winter Solstice;

 

Galactic center. Ancient.

 


M8 (LAGOON NEBULA) or NGC 6523

 


M17 (OMEGA NEBULA) or NGC 6618

 

M18 (BLACK SWAN CLUSTER) or NGC 6613

 

M20 (TRIFID NEBULA) or NGC 6514

 

M21 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 6531

 

M22 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6656

 

M23 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 6494

 

M24 (SAGITTARIUS STAR CLOUD) or IC 4715

 

M25 (OPEN CLUSTER) or IC 4725

 

M28 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6626

 

M54 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6715

 

M55 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6809

 

M69 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6837

 

M70 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6681

 

M75 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6864

 

NGC 6818 (LITTLE GEM NEBULA)

 

NGC 6822 (Berbard's GALAXY) or IC 4895 or Caldwell 57

 

 

 
73 SCORPIUS   Antares   Scorpion   Scorpii   Sco   ES  

Zodiac. Ancient.

 

M4 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6121

 

M6 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Butterfly Cluster or NGC 6405

 

M7 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 6475

 

M80 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 6093

 

NGC 6124 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 75

 

NGC 6231 (OPEN CLUSTER)

 

 

 
74 SCULPTOR   α Sculptoris   Sculptor's Studio   Sculptoris   Scl   ES  

Modern. South Galactic Pole.

 

NGC 55 (BARRED IRREGULAR GALAXY) or Caldwell 72

 

NGC 253 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 65

 

NGC 300 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 70

 

 

 
75 SCUTUM   α Scuti   Shield of Sobieski   Scuti   Sct   ES  

Modern.

 

M11 (WILD DUCK CLUSTER) or NGC 6705

 

M26 (OPEN CLUSTER) or NGC 6694

 

 

 
76

SERPENS Caput ..&..

 

SERPENS Cauda

  Unukalhai Alpha Serpentis   Serpent   Serpentis   Ser   E  

Two parts; with Ophiuchus. Ancient.


M5 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER) or NGC 5904 in Serpent Caput

 

M16 (EAGLE NEBULA) or NGC 6611 in Serpent Cauda

 

 

 
77 SEXTANS   α Sextantis   Sextant   Sextantis   Sex   E  

Modern.

NGC 3115 (LENTICULAR (SO) GALAXY) or Caldwell 53

 

 

 
78 TAURUS   Aldebaran   Bull   Tauri   Tel   EN  

Zodiac; .. Ancient.

 

Galactic anticenter.

 

M1 (CRAB NEBULA) or NGC 1952

 

M45 (PLEIADES) or SEVEN SISTERS

 

NGC 1435 (TEMPEL'S NEBULA) or Merope Nebula

 

Melotte 25 (OPEN CLUSTER) Hyades Star Cluster or C 41

 

 

 
79 TELESCOPIUM   α Telescopii   Telescope   Telescopii   Tel   ES-SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
80 TRIANGULUM   β Trianguli   Triangle   Trianguli   Tri   EN  

Ancient.


M 33 "Pinwheel" (Triangulum Galaxy) or NGC 598

 

 
81 TRIANGULUM AUSTRALE   Atria Alpha Trianguli Australis   Southern Triangle   Trianguli Australis   TrA   SP  

Modern.

 

 

 
82 TUCANA   α Tucanae   Toucan   Tucanae   Tuc   SP  

Modern.


NGC 104 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER 47 Tucanae)

 

NGC 292 (GALAXY-Small Magellanic Cloud)

 

NGC 362 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

 

 
83 URSA MAJOR   Alioth Epsilon Ursae Majoris   Greater Bear   Ursae Majoris   UMa   NP  

Big Dipper/Plough; Ursa Major Galaxy Cluster. Ancient.

 


M40 (DOUBLE STAR) or Winnecke 4

 

M81 (BODE'S GALAXY) or NGC 3031

 

M82 (CIGAR GALAXY) or NGC 3034

 

M97 (OWL NEBULA) or NGC 3587

 

M101 (PINWHEEL GALAXY) or NGC 5457

 

M108 (BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 3556

 

M109 (BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 3992

 

 

 
84 URSA MINOR   Polaris   Smaller Bear   Ursae Minoris   UMi   NP  

Little Dipper; North Celestial Pole. Ancient.

 

 

 
85 VELA       Sails   Velorum   Vel   ES-SP  

Modern. Part of Carina.

Argo Navis (Split)

 


NGC 3132 (PLANETARY NEBULA) or Caldwell 74

 

NGC 3201 (GLOBULAR CLUSTER)

 

IC 2391 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Omicron Velorum Cluster

 

 

 
86 VIRGO   Spica   Maiden   Virginis   Vir   E  

Zodiac; Ancient.

 

Autumnal Equinox.

 

M49 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 4472

 

M58 (BARRED SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4579

 

M59 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 4621

 

M60 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 4649

 

M61 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4303

 

M84 (LENTICULAR GALAXY) or NGC 4374

 

M86 (LENTICULAR GALAXY) or NGC 4406

 

M87 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 4486

 

M89 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or NGC 4552

 

M90 (SPIRAL GALAXY) or NGC 4569

 

M104 (SOMBRERO GALAXY) or NGC 4594

 

NGC 4697 (ELLIPTICAL GALAXY) or Caldwell 52

 

 

 
87 VOLANS   β Volantis   Flying Fish   Volantis   Vol   SP  

Modern.

 


 
88 VULPECULA   Anser Alpha Vulpeculae   Fox   Vulpeculae   Vul   EN  

Modern.
Collinder 399

 

(COATHANGER CLUSTER)

 


M27 (DUMBBELL NEBULA) or NGC 6853

 

NGC 6885 (OPEN CLUSTER) or Caldwell 37

 

 

 
                             

 

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