October Objects

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

NEBULAS:

M57 (RING) Lyra
M27 (DUMBEL) Vulpeca
NGC6826 (Blinking Nebula) Cygnus 19h 44.8 m, +50 deg 31 min
NGC7009 (Saturn Nebula) Aquarius 21h 04.2 m,  -11 deg 22 min
NGC7662 (Blue Snowball) Andromeda 23h 25.9 m,  +42 deg 33 min
NGC7293 (Helix) Aquarius  22h 29.6 m,  -20 deg  48 min
NGC7129 , Cepheus, 21h 42.8 m,  +66 deg 06 min, 6 stars with nebula

GALAXIES:

M31/32/110 Andromeda
M33 Triangulum
NGC7331 Pegasus 22 h 37.1 m,   +34 deg 25 min
NGC253 (Sculptor Galaxy) Sculptor 00h 47.6 m, -25 deg 17 min
M74 Pisces

GLOBULAR CUSTERS

M13 Hercules
M92 Hercules
M15 Pegasus
M2  Aquarius

OPEN CLUSTERS

NGC869 and NGC884 (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 (Cassiopea) 23 h 57.0 m, +56 deg 44 min
NGC6819 (Cygnus) 19 h 41.3 m,  +40 deg 11 min
M11 Scutum
M39 Cygnus
M29 Cygnus
NGC7129  Cepheus, 21h 42.8 m,  +66 deg 06 min, 6 stars with nebula
NGC752 Andromeda, 01h 57.8m, +37 deg 41 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. The complete list of 110 multiple stars can be found at:
http://www.saguroastro.org/archive/db/sacdbl.txt

NAME     CON     RA (2000)   DEC   MAG        SEP     PA           NOTES

ALPHA   CAS      00 40.4      +56.6  2.5/9/13     64/38  280/105   R/B

ETA        CAS      00 49.0      +57.9  3.5/7.5       11      297           Y/P

ä163       CAS      01 51.2      +64.8  6.5/8.5       35       35            Y/B

IOTA       CAS      02 29.1      +67.4   4/7/8        2/7   241/114       Y/BW/BW

SIGMA     CAS      23 58.9      +55.8  5.5/7.5        3      326           B/G GLORIOUS FIELD
 

MESSIER LIST

OCTOBER 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