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Messier Object List, by number

 

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  Messier Object list, ordered by number
 

  M1   The Crab Nebula  supernova remnant in Taurus

  M2   Globular cluster in Aquarius

  M3   Globular cluster in Canes Venatici

  M4   Globular cluster in Scorpius

  M5   Globular cluster in Serpens Caput

  M6   The Butterfly Cluster Open cluster in Scorpius

  M7   Ptolemy's Cluster Open cluster in Scorpius

  M8   The Lagoon Nebula starforming nebula in Sagittarius

  M9   Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M10  Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M11  The Wild Duck Cluster Open cluster in Scutum

  M12  Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M13  Great Hercules Globular Cluster Globular cluster in Hercules

  M14  Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M15  Globular cluster in Pegasus

  M16  Eagle or Star Queen Nebula starforming nebula in Serpens Cauda

  M17  The Omega or Swan or Horseshoe or Lobster Nebula starforming nebula in Sagittarius

  M18  Open cluster in Sagittarius

  M19  Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M20  The Trifid Nebula starforming nebula in Sagittarius

  M21  Open cluster in Sagittarius

  M22  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M23  Open cluster in Sagittarius

  M24  Milky Way Patch star cloud with Open cluster NGC 6603 in Sagittarius

  M25  Open cluster in Sagittarius

  M26  Open cluster in Scutum

  M27  The Dumbbell Nebula planetary nebula in Vulpecula

  M28  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M29  Open cluster in Cygnus

  M30  Globular cluster in Capricornus

  M31  The Andromeda Galaxy spiral galaxy in Andromeda

  M32  Satellite galaxy of M31 elliptical galaxy in Andromeda

  M33  The Triangulum Galaxy (also Pinwheel) spiral galaxy in Triangulum

  M34  Open cluster in Perseus

  M35  Open cluster in Gemini

  M36  Open cluster in Auriga

  M37  Open cluster in Auriga

  M38  Open cluster in Auriga

  M39  Open cluster in Cygnus

  M40  Double Star WNC4 in Ursa Major

  M41  Open cluster in Canis Major

  M42  The Great Orion Nebula starforming nebula in Orion

  M43  Part of the Orion Nebula (de Mairan's Nebula) starforming nebula in Orion

  M44  Praesepe, the Beehive Cluster Open cluster in Cancer

  M45  Subaru, the Pleiades - the Seven Sisters Open cluster in Taurus

  M46  Open cluster in Puppis

  M47  Open cluster in Puppis

  M48  Open cluster in Hydra

  M49  Elliptical galaxy in Virgo

  M50  Open cluster in Monoceros

  M51  The Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici

  M52  Open cluster in Cassiopeia

  M53  Globular cluster in Coma Berenices

  M54  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M55  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M56  Globular cluster in Lyra

  M57  The Ring Nebula planetary nebula in Lyra

  M58  spiral galaxy in Virgo

  M59  Elliptical galaxy in Virgo

  M60  Elliptical galaxy in Virgo

  M61  Spiral galaxy in Virgo

  M62  Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M63  Sunflower galaxy spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

  M64  Blackeye galaxy spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M65  Spiral galaxy in Leo

  M66  Spiral galaxy in Leo

  M67  Open cluster in Cancer

  M68  Globular cluster in Hydra

  M69  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M70  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M71  Globular cluster in Sagitta

  M72  Globular cluster in Aquarius

  M73  Open cluster in Aquarius

  M74  Spiral galaxy in Pisces

  M75  Globular cluster in Sagittarius

  M76  The Little Dumbell, Cork, or Butterfly planetary nebula in Perseus

  M77  Spiral galaxy in Cetus

  M78  Star-forming reflection nebula in Orion

  M79  Globular cluster in Lepus

  M80  Globular cluster in Scorpius

  M81  Bode's Galaxy (nebula) spiral galaxy in Ursa Major

  M82  The Cigar Galaxy irregular galaxy in Ursa Major

  M83  The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy spiral galaxy in Hydra

  M84  Lenticular galaxy in Virgo

  M85  Lenticular galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M86  Lenticular galaxy in Virgo

  M87  Virgo A elliptical galaxy in Virgo

  M88  Spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M89  Elliptical galaxy in Virgo

  M90  Spiral galaxy in Virgo

  M91  Spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M92  Globular cluster in Hercules

  M93  Open cluster in Puppis

  M94  Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

  M95  Spiral galaxy in Leo

  M96  Spiral galaxy in Leo

  M97  The Owl Nebula planetary nebula in Ursa Major

  M98  Spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M99  Spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M100 Spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices

  M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy spiral galaxy in Ursa Major

  M102 Lenticular galaxy (the Spindle Galaxy NGC 5866) in Draco ? Duplication of M101 in Ursa Major?

  M103 Open cluster in Casseopeia

  M104 The Sombrero Galaxy spiral galaxy in Virgo

  M105 Elliptical galaxy in Leo

  M106 Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

  M107 Globular cluster in Ophiuchus

  M108 Spiral galaxy in Ursa Major

  M109 Spiral galaxy in Ursa Major

  M110 Satellite galaxy of M31 elliptical galaxy in Andromeda

 

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