January Objects

These are some show piece objects listed by object type, catalog number and constellation.

NEBULAS:

M42 (Orion nebula) Orion
M43 Orion
M1 (Crab nebula) Taurus
NGC7662 (Blue Snowball) Andromeda  23 h 25.9 m,  +42 deg 33 min
NGC2024 (Flame Nebula) Orion 05 h 40.7 m,  +02 deg, 27 min
NGC2392 (Eskimo nebula)  07 h  29.2 m,  +20 deg  55 min

GALAXIES:

M74 Pisces
M31/32/110 Andromeda
M33 Triangulum
NGC253 Sculptor  00 h 47.6 m, -25 deg 17 min

GLOBULAR CUSTERS

M15 Pegasus
M79 Lepus

OPEN CLUSTERS

M45 Taurus (Pleiades)
M52 Cassiopea
M34 Perseus
M35 Gemini
NGC2158 (Same field of view with M35)  06 h  07.5 min,  +24 deg 06 min
M36 Auriga
M37 Auriga
M38 Auriga
M103 Cassiopea
NGC869 and NGC884 (Double cluster) Perseus, 02 h 19 m,  +57 deg 09 min
NGC457 (Owl cluster) Cassiopea
NGC7789 Cassiopea  23 h 57 m,  +56 deg 44 min
NGC2169 (Backwards 37) Orion  06 h 08.4 m,  +13 deg 57 min
NGC2264 (Christmas tree cluster)  06 h 41.1 m,  +09 deg 53 min

MULTIPLE STARS

This list comes from the "BEST MULTIPLE STARS" catalog by A.J. Crayon and Steven Coe version 1.0 dated 01-04-1990.

NAME     CON     RA (2000)   DEC   MAG   SEP     PA           NOTES

a817       ORI       05 59.4       +0.7.0    8/8     18        73           NEAR BETELGEUSE

BETA-11 MON   06 28.8      -07.0  5/5.5/6    7/3     132/105   TRIPPLE ALL YELOW-WHITE

12           LYN      06 46.2    +59.4  5.5/6/7.5   2/9    101/308   TRIPLE - FINE

ALPHA  GEM     07 34.6     +31.9  2.5/3.5/9   2/73   140/164   BW/BW CASTOR
 

MESSIER LIST

JANUARY MESSIER OBJECTS - SEDS, Tony Cecce, Corning, NY,  12 month tour of the Messier catalog
 


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Last updated March 20, 2005 by Bill Castro