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Messier Catalog

Charles Messier (1730 - 1817) was a famous comet hunter and is nowadays famous for his Catalog of Nebulae and Star Clusters. The catalog contains 110 deep sky objects, commonly referred to as the Messier Catalog.

Each entry in the catalog is named using the initial letter 'M' (for 'Messier' obviously) and the catalog number. Examples include M1 (Crab Nebula) and M31 (Andromeda Galaxy). Below are my attempts to capture some of the Messier objects. Some objects always lie below my local horizon, so this table will probably never be complete.

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 M17 M18 M19 M20
M21 M22 M23 M24 M25 M26 M27 M28 M29 M20
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