The celestial objects you find in this section carry the prefix "M", followed by a number. This indicates that the object was catalogued by Messier, who also gave the object its number.
The type of the object is explained here, where also background information about Charles Messier and his Messier catalogue is available for you.
M20, M21, M22, M23, M24, M25, M26, M27, M28, M29, M30, M31, M32, M33, M34, M35, M36, M37, M38, M39,
M40, M41, M42, M43, M44, M45, M46, M47, M48, M49, M50, M51, M52, M53, M54, M55, M56, M57, M58, M59,
M60, M61, M62, M63, M64, M65, M66, M67, M68, M69, M70, M71, M72, M73, M74, M75, M76, M77, M78, M79,
M80, M81, M82, M83, M84, M85, M86, M87, M88, M89, M90, M91, M92, M93, M94, M95, M96, M97, M98, M99,
M100, M101, M102, M103, M104, M105, M106, M107, M108, M109, M110
Note: Some of the above objects are in Italics meaning that they are out of range for my observatory, mainly because of too low/too high DEC (view blocked by buildings etc.), whereas these objects are on my To-Do list.
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