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Deep Sky Objects in Camelopardalis, the Giraffe
Here is a listing of the brightest Deep Sky Objects in Camelopardalis, the Giraffe, down to about magnitude 12.
The table is sorted by NGC number. If an IC or Messier number is associated with the object it is also noted.
Each entry will have a link to the Simbad and Aladin databases for further information. Click on the NCG/IC/Messier number to access these databases. There are also links to the Digitized Sky Survey site which has images taken in red light. These very detailed images are each 14x14 arc-seconds wide and are about 300k in size. For more about the Digitized Sky Survey click HERE.

Click HERE for an ETX tour.

NGC IC Messier Type Size
(arc sec)
Mag RA Dec DSS Other Name or comments
  529   Galaxy 3.7/1.7 12 09:18.5 73:46 X  
  356   Galaxy 5.4/4 11.4 04:07.8 69:49 X  
  342   Galaxy 20.9/20.4 9.1 03:46.8 68:06 X  
2715     Galaxy 4.8/1.6 11.8 09:08.1 78:05 X  
2655     Galaxy 4.9/4.1 11 08:55.6 78:13 X  
2403     Galaxy 23.4/11.8 8.9 07:36.9 65:36 X  
2366     Galaxy 7.8/2.6 11.5 07:28.9 69:13 X  
2336     Galaxy 6.8/3.7 11.1 07:27.1 80:11 X  
2146     Galaxy 5.7/3.3 11.3 06:18.7 78:21 X  
1961 2133   Galaxy 4.5/3.1 11.7 05:42.1 69:23 X  
1569     Galaxy 3.7/1.8 11.8 04:30.8 64:51 X  
  361   OC ??? 11.7 04:19.0 58:18 X  
1502     OC 8 5.5 04:07.4 62:19 X  
  3568   PN ??? 12 12:32.9 82:33 X  

OC - Open Cluster PN - Planetary Nebula, GC - Globular Cluster, Ir Gal - Irregular Galaxy

Image created using TheSky 5.0 Level IV
available from Bisque Software


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