Eagle Creek Observatory
"Teaching young minds about the heavens"

Deep Sky Objects in Eridanus, the River
Here is a listing of the brightest Deep Sky Objects in Eridanus, the River, 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
1400     Galaxy 2.5/2.1 11.9 03:39.5 18:41 X  
1084     Galaxy 3.5/2.1 11.3 02:46.0 07:35 X  
1187     Galaxy 5.6/3.8 11.3 03:02.6 22:52 X  
1232     Galaxy 7.1/6.3 10.5 03:09.8 20:35 X  
1241     Galaxy 3.2/2.1 12 03:11.2 08:55 X  
1291     Galaxy 10.3/9.2 9.7 03:17.3 41:06 X  
1300     Galaxy 5.9/4.1 11.1 03:19.7 19:25 X  
1309     Galaxy 2.3/2.3 12 03:22.1 15:24 X  
685     Galaxy 3.6/3.1 11.9 01:47.7 52:46 X  
1395     Galaxy 6.6/5.1 10.8 03:38.5 23:02 X  
1637     Galaxy 3.9/3.3 11.5 04:41.5 02:52 X  
1404     Galaxy 3.4/3 11 03:38.9 35:36 X  
1407     Galaxy 4.9/4.5 10.7 03:40.2 18:35 X  
1421     Galaxy 3.4/0.8 12 03:42.5 13:29 X  
1437     Galaxy 3.1/2 11.8 03:43.6 35:51 X  
1532     Galaxy 12.9/3.7 10.6 04:12.1 32:52 X  
1537     Galaxy 3.9/2.6 11.5 04:13.7 31:39 X  
1600     Galaxy 2.4/1.6 12 04:31.7 05:05 X  
1332     Galaxy 4.7/1.5 11.3 03:26.3 21:20 X  
1535     PN 0.7 10 04:14.3 12:44 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


Back


2003 Kevin Muenzler, Eagle Creek Observatory.