August Objects

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

NEBULAS:

M8 (LAGOON NEBULA with open cluster NGC6530) Sagittarius
M20 Sagittarius
M17 (Omega or Swan) Sagittarius
M57 (RING) Lyra
M27 (DUMBEL) Vulpeca
NGC6543 (CATS EYE) Draco 17 h 58.6 m, +66 deg 38 min
NGC7027 Cygnus  21 h 07.1 m, +42 deg 14 min
NGC6826 (Blinking Nebula) Cygnus  19h 44.8 m, +50 deg 31 min
NGC6992 (Veil Nebula, S-Nova remnant) Cygnus  20 h 56.4 m, +31 deg 43 min
NGC7008 Cygnus 21 h 00.6 m, +54 deg 33 min
NGC6210 Hercules  16 h 44.5 m,  +23 deg 49 min
NGC6572 Ophiuchus  18 h 12.1 m,  +06 deg 51 min

GALAXIES:

M51 (WHIRLPOOL) WITH COMPANION NGC5195 Canes Venatici
M81/82 Ursa Major
NGC7331 Pegasus 22 h 37.1 m,   +34 deg 25 min

GLOBULAR CUSTERS

M22 Sagittarius
M28 Sagittarius
M4 Scorpius
M13 Hercules
M15 Pegasus
M80 Scorpius
M56 Lyra
M10 Ophiuchus
M12 Ophiuchus
M14 Ophiuchus
M19 Ophiuchus
M62 Ophiuchus
M5 Serpens

OPEN CLUSTERS

NGC 869/884 (Double Cluster) Perseus 02 h 19.0 m, +57 deg 09 min
NGC457 (Owl, Dragonfly or ET cluster) Casseopea  01 h 19.1 m, +58 deg 20 min
NGC7789 Casseopea 23 h 57.0 m, +56 deg 44 min
NGC6819 Cygnus 19 h 41.3 m,  +40 deg 11 min
NGC6530 (with M8 - Lagoon) Sagittarius
M24 Sagittarius
M25 Sagittarius
M39 Cygnus
M29 Cygnus
M11 Scutum
M6 Scorpius
M7 Scorpius
NGC6633 Ophiuchus
IC4665 Ophiuchus
IC4756 Ophiuchus

MULTIPLE STARS
The first number is the star number for LX200 hand control followed by its separation in arc seconds, magnitudes and color if available. (N/A stands for not available.)

EPSILON LYR, #335, 208//3/2, 5.5/6.5//5/5.5, DOUBLE DOUBLE
BETA CYGNI (ALBIREO) #339,  34", 3/5.5, Y/B
OMICRON CYGNI #NONE, 107", 4/7,
ALPHA HERC #327, 47",3.2/5.4, Y/B
DELTA HERC, #191, 3/8.5, 9", GW/P
95 HER, #319, 6", 5/5, G/R
EPSILON BOO #154, 3", 2.5/5, Y/BG
MU DRA, #325, 2", 5.5/5.5, W/W
36 OPH, #326, 4", 5.5/5.5, Y/R
70 OPH, #331, 3", 4/6, Y/RO

AUGUST 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