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Order
Time
M #
NGC
Con
R.A.
Dec
  Deg
Min
Mag
Type*
Comments
1   M 77
1068
CET
2:43 0 1 8.8
SG
 
2   M 74
628
PSC
1:37 15 47 9.2
S
 
3   M 33
598
TRI
1:34 30 39 5.7
SG
Pinwheel galaxy
4   M 31
224
AND
0:43 41 16 3.4
SG
Andromeda galaxy
5   M 32
221
AND
0:43 40 52 8.2
EG
Satellite Galaxy of M31
6   M 110
205
AND
0:40 41 41 8.0
EG
Satellite Galaxy of M31
7   M 52
7654
CAS
23:24 61 35 6.9
OC
 
8   M 103
581
CAS
1:33 60 42 7.4
OC
 
9   M 76
650
PER
1:42 51 34 11.5
PN
The Little Dumbell
11   M 34
1039
PER
2:42 42 47 5.2
OC
 
11   M 45  
TAU
3:47 24 7 1.2
OC
Pleiades, The Seven Sisters, Subaru
12   M 79
1904
LEP
5:24 -24 33 8.0
GC
 
13   M 42
1976
ORI
5:35 -5 27 4.0
DN
Great Orion nebula
14   M 43
1982
ORI
5:35 -5 16 9.0
DN
 
15   M 78
2068
ORI
5:47 0 3 8.0
DN
 
16   M 1
1952
TAU
5:34 22 1 8.4
PN
Crab nebula.
17   M 35
2168
GEM
6:09 24 20 5.1
OC
 
18   M 37
2099
AUR
5:52 32 33 5.6
OC
 
19   M 36
1960
AUR
5:36 34 8 6.0
OC
 
20   M 38
1912
AUR
5:29 35 50 6.4
OC
 
21   M 41
2287
CMA
6:47 -20 44 4.5
OC
 
22   M 93
2447
PUP
7:45 -23 52 6.2
OC
 
23   M 47
2422
PUP
7:37 -14 30 4.4
OC
 
24   M 46
2437
PUP
7:42 -14 49 6.1
OC
 
25   M 50
2323
MON
7:03 -8 20 5.9
OC
 
26   M 48
2548
HYA
8:14 -5 48 5.8
OC
 
27   M 44
2632
CNC
8:40 19 59 3.1
OC
Beehive Cluster.
28   M 67
2682
CNC
8:50 11 49 6.9
OC
 
29   M 95
3351
LEO
10:44 11 42 9.7
SG
 
30   M 96
3368
LEO
10:47 11 49 9.2
SG
 
31   M 105
3379
LEO
10:48 12 35 9.3
EG
 
32   M 65
3623
LEO
11:19 13 5 9.3
SG
Leo's triplet
33   M 66
3627
LEO
11:20 12 59 9.0
SG
Leo's triplet
34   M 81
3031
UMA
9:56 69 4 6.8
SG
Bode's nebula (galaxy)
35   M 82
3034
UMA
9:56 69 41 8.4
IG
Cigar Galaxy
36   M 97
3587
UMA
11:15 55 1 11.2
PN
Owl nebula
37   M 108
3556
UMA
11:12 55 40 10.0
SG
 
38   M 109
3992
UMA
11:58 53 23 9.8
SG
 
39   M 40  
UMA
12:22 58 5 8.0
dbl
False nebula - two faint stars
40   M 106
4258
CVN
12:19 47 18 8.3
SG
 
41   M 94
4736
CVN
12:51 41 7 8.1
SG
 
42   M 63
5055
CVN
13:16 42 2 8.6
SG
Sunflower galaxy
43   M 51
5194
CVN
13:30 47 12 8.1
SG
Whirlpool galaxy
44   M 101
5457
UMA
14:03 54 21 7.7
SG
 
45   M 102
5457
UMA
14:03 54 21 7.7
SG
Duplicate of M101
46   M 53
5024
COM
13:13 18 10 7.7
GC
 
47   M 64
4826
COM
12:57 21 41 8.5
SG
Black eye galaxy
48   M 3
5272
CVN
13:42 28 23 6.4
GC
1000 stars approx.
49   M 98
4192
COM
12:14 14 54 10.1
SG
 
50   M 85
4382
COM
12:25 18 11 9.2
EG
 
50   M 99
4254
COM
12:19 14 25 9.8
SG
Pin Wheel nebula
51   M 100
4321
COM
12:23 15 49 9.4
SG
 
53   M 84
4374
VIR
12:25 12 53 9.3
EG
Lenticular galaxy
54   M 86
4406
VIR
12:26 12 57 9.2
EG
Lenticular galaxy
55   M 87
4486
VIR
12:31 12 24 8.6
EG
Virgo A
56   M 89
4552
VIR
12:36 12 33 9.8
EG
 
57   M 90
4569
VIR
12:37 13 10 9.5
SG
 
58   M 88
4501
COM
12:32 14 25 9.5
SG
 
59   M 91
4548
COM
12:35 14 30 10.2
SG
 
60   M 58
4579
VIR
12:38 11 49 9.8
SG
 
61   M 59
4621
VIR
12:42 11 39 9.8
EG
 
62   M 60
4649
VIR
12:44 11 33 8.8
EG
 
63   M 49
4472
VIR
12:30 8 0 8.4
EG
 
64   M 61
4303
VIR
12:22 4 28 9.7
SG
 
65   M 104
4594
VIR
12:40 -11 37 8.3
SG
Sombrero galaxy
66   M 68
4590
HYA
12:40 -26 45 8.2
GC
 
67   M 83
5236
HYA
13:38 -29 52 7.6
SG
Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
68   M 5
5904
SER
15:18 2 5 5.8
GC
 
69   M 13
6205
HER
16:42 36 28 5.9
GC
Hercules C+J70luster. 100,000 stars
70   M 92
6341
HER
17:17 43 8 6.5
GC
 
71   M 57
6720
LYR
18:54 33 2 9.0
PN
Ring nebula. Looks like smoke ring.
72   M 56
6779
LYR
19:17 30 11 8.2
GC
 
73   M 29
6913
CYG
20:23 38 32 6.6
OC
 
74   M 39
7092
CYG
21:32 48 26 4.6
OC
 
75   M 27
6853
VUL
20:00 22 43 8.1
PN
Dumbbell nebula
76   M 71
6838
SGE
19:54 18 47 8.3
GC
 
77   M 107
6171
OPH
16:33 -13 3 8.1
GC
 
78   M 10
6254
OPH
16:57 -4 6 6.6
GC
 
79   M 12
6218
OPH
16:47 -1 57 6.6
GC
 
80   M 14
6402
OPH
17:38 -3 15 7.6
GC
 
81   M 9
6333
OPH
17:19 -18 31 7.9
GC
 
82   M 4
6121
SCO
16:23 -26 32 5.9
GC
 
83   M 80
6093
SCO
16:17 -22 59 7.2
GC
 
84   M 19
6273
OPH
17:03 -26 16 7.2
GC
 
85   M 62
6266
OPH
17:01 -30 7 6.6
GC
 
86   M 6
6405
SCO
17:40 -32 13 4.2
OC
Butterfly cluster
87   M 7
6475
SCO
17:54 -34 49 3.3
OC
Ptolemy's Cluster
88   M 11
6705
SCT
18:51 -6 16 5.8
OC
Wild Duck cluster
89   M 26
6694
SGR
18:45 -9 24 8.0
OC
 
90   M 16
6611
SER
18:19 -13 47 6.0
DN
Eagle nebula
91   M 17
6618
SGR
18:21 -16 11 7.0
DN
Omega, Swan, Horseshoe, Lobster
92   M 18
6613
SGR
18:20 -17 8 6.9
OC
 
93   M 24
6603
SGR
18:16 -18 29 4.5
OC
Milky Way star patch with open cluster
94   M 25  
SGR
18:32 -19 15 4.6
OC
 
95   M 23
6494
SGR
17:57 -19 1 5.5
OC
 
96   M 21
6531
SGR
18:05 -22 30 5.9
OC
 
97   M 20
6514
SGR
18:02 -23 2 8.5
DN
Trifid nebula
98   M 8
6523
SGR
18:03 -24 23 5.8
DN
Lagoon nebula
99   M 28
6626
SGR
18:25 -24 52 6.9
GC
 
100   M 22
6656
SGR
18:36 -23 54 5.1
GC
Excellent.
101   M 69
6637
SGR
18:31 -32 21 7.7
GC
 
102   M 70
6681
SGR
18:43 -32 18 8.1
GC
 
103   M 54
6715
SGR
18:55 -30 29 7.7
GC
 
104   M 55
6809
SGR
19:40 -30 58 7.0
GC
 
105   M 75
6864
SGR
20:06 -21 55 8.6
GC
 
106   M 15
7078
PEG
21:30 12 10 6.4
GC
 
107   M 2
7089
AQR
21:33 0 -49 6.5
GC
 
108   M 72
6981
AQR
20:54 -12 32 9.4
GC
 
109   M 73
6994
AQR
20:58 -12 38  
ast
Asterism or open cluster
110   M 30
7099
CAP
21:40 -23 11 7.5
GC
 
* Object types:
PN Planetary nebula
DN Dark, Diffuse nebula
GC Globular cluster
OC Open cluster
SG Spiral galaxy
EG Elliptical galaxy
IR Irregular galaxy