Messier Objects

Messier 1 – 3

M 4

M 5

M 5

M 6 – Butterfly Cluster

M 7 – Ptolemy’s Cluster

M 8 – Lagoon Nebula

Messier 9 – 12

M 13 – Hercules Cluster

Messier 14-15

M 16 – Eagle Nebula

M17 – Omega Nebula or Swan Nebula

M 20 – Trifid Nebula w/M21 – Webb’s Cross

M 20 (right) w/ M21 (top left)

M 22 – Great Sagittarius Cluster

M22 (2020)

M23 – M26

Sorry, no images of M24… yet!

M 27 – The Dumbbell Nebula

M 28 – M 29

No M30 yet…

Andromeda Galaxy (M31 feat. M32 and M110)

M33 – Triangulum Galaxy

M 34-41

Orion Nebula (M42 feat. M43 – De Mairan’s Nebula)

M 44 – The Beehive Cluster

M 45 – The Pleiades or “Seven Sisters”

Messier 46-50

M 51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 (2021)

M 52 – M 56

Sorry… No M54 or M55 yet…

M 57 – The Ring Nebula

M 58 – M 64

The Leo Triplet ( M65, M66, feat. NGC 3628)

Leo Triplet 2021

Messier 67

M67

M 68 – M 70

Have not taken pictures of M 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, or 77 yet…

Messier 78

M 78 (2021)

No M79 yet…

M81 and M82 – Bode’s Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Virgo Cluster feat. M84 and M86

M 85

M 87 – Virgo A

M 88 – M 92

M 95 – M 99

Messier 100

M101 – The Pinwheel Galaxy

M102 – M109

Remember that several Messier objects appear in pairs together…

As of 5/7/ 2022… I still have 14 Messier objects left to capture!