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Deep Sky Objects in Coma Berenices, the Berenice's Hair
Here is a listing of the brightest Deep Sky Objects in Coma Berenices, the Berenice's Hair, 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
4321   100 Galaxy 7.5/6.1 10.1 12:22.9 15:49 X  
4565   40 Galaxy 14.9/2 10.3 12:36.3 25:59 X WINNECKE 4
4274     Galaxy 6.8/2.4 11.3 12:19.8 29:37 X  
4251     Galaxy 3.6/2.5 11.6 12:18.1 28:11 X  
4212     Galaxy 3.2/2 11.8 12:15.7 13:54 X  
4203     Galaxy 3.5/3.2 11.7 12:15.1 33:12 X  
4293     Galaxy 5.5/2.9 11.2 12:21.2 18:23 X  
4064     Galaxy 4.6/1.7 11.6 12:04.2 18:27 X  
4314     Galaxy 3.9/3.7 11.4 12:22.5 29:54 X  
4254   99 Galaxy 5.3/4.6 10.4 12:18.8 14:25 X VIRGO CLUSTER PINWHEEL/COMA PINWHEEL GALAXY
4192   98 Galaxy 9.4/2.3 10.9 12:13.8 14:54 X  
4548   91 Galaxy 5.2/4.2 10.9 12:35.4 14:30 X  
4501   88 Galaxy 6.8/3.7 10.2 12:32.0 14:25 X  
4382   85 Galaxy 7.4/5.9 10 12:25.4 18:11 X  
4826   64 Galaxy 10.3/5 9.3 12:56.7 21:41 X BLACKEYE/SLEEPING BEAUTY GALAXY
4136     Galaxy 3.9/3.6 11.8 12:09.3 29:56 X  
4473     Galaxy 4.2/2.6 11.2 12:29.8 13:26 X  
4725     Galaxy 10.4/7.2 10.1 12:50.4 25:30 X  
4710     Galaxy 4.9/1.6 11.9 12:49.6 15:10 X  
4689     Galaxy 4.7/4 11.5 12:47.8 13:46 X  
4651     Galaxy 4/2.7 11.3 12:43.7 16:24 X  
4571 3588   Galaxy 3.7/3.4 11.9 12:36.9 14:13 X  
4559     Galaxy 11/4.9 10.3 12:36.0 27:58 X  
4278     Galaxy 4/3.9 11.1 12:20.1 29:17 X  
4477     Galaxy 3.7/3.3 11.4 12:30.0 13:38 X  
4459     Galaxy 4/3.1 11.3 12:29.0 13:59 X  
4450     Galaxy 5.4/4.1 10.9 12:28.5 17:05 X  
4448     Galaxy 3.6/1.3 12 12:28.3 28:37 X  
4414     Galaxy 3.6/2 11 12:26.5 31:13 X  
4394     Galaxy 3.4/3.2 11.7 12:25.9 18:13 X  
4350     Galaxy 2.9/1.6 12 12:24.0 16:42 X  
4494     Galaxy 4.5/4.3 10.7 12:31.4 25:46 X  
5053     GC 10.5 11 13:16.3 17:40 X  
4147     GC 4 11 12:10.2 18:33 X  
5024   53 GC 12.6 8.5 13:12.9 18:10 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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