Messier Objects

Messier 1-21

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

No M14 yet….

Messier 15

M 16 – Eagle Nebula

M17 – Omega Nebula or Swan Nebula

Sorry… I have not taken images of M18 or M19 yet

M 20 – Trifid Nebula

M 20 w/M21 – Webb’s Cross

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

M 22 – Great Sagittarius Cluster

Sorry, no images of M23, M24, M25, or M26… yet!

M 27 – The Dumbbell Nebula

Sorry… No M28 yet

Messier 29

No M30 yet…

Andromeda Galaxy (M31 feat. M32 and M110)

M33 – Triangulum Galaxy

Messier 34-41

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

M 44 – The Beehive Cluster

Messier 46-50

M 51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy

M 52 – M 53

Sorry… No M54, M55, or M56 yet…

M 57 – The Ring Nebula

No M58, M59, M60, M61, M62, or M63 yet…

M64 – The Black Eye Galaxy

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

Messier 67

Have not taken pictures of M 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, or 77 yet…

Messier 78

No M79, or M80 yet…

M81 and M82 – Bode’s Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Virgo Cluster feat. M84 and M86

Sorry… No M85 or M87 yet…

M 88 feat. M 91

Sorry… No M89, 90, 92, 93, or 94…. yet….

M95, M96, and M97

Sorry… No M98 or 99… yet….

Messier 100

M101 – The Pinwheel Galaxy

M102 – M109

Remember that several Messier objects appear in pairs together…

As of 1/4/2022… I still have 44 Messier objects to capture!