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The Messier Galaxy Objects
In Messier Number Order


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Messier#
Common Name
Object Type
Constellation*
M31
Andromeda Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Andromeda
M32
 
Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy
Andromeda
M33
Triangulum or Pinwheel Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Triangulum
M49
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M51
Whirlpool Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Canes Venatici
M58
 
Barred Spiral Galaxy
Virgo
M59
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M60
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M61
Swelling Spiral Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Virgo
M63
Sunflower Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Canes Venatici
M64
Black-Eye Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M65
 
Spiral Galaxy
Leo
M66
 
Spiral Galaxy
Leo
M74
Phantom Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Pisces
M77
 
Spiral Galaxy
Cetus
M81
 
Spiral Galaxy
Ursa Major
M82
 
Irregular Galaxy
Ursa Major
M83
 
Spiral Galaxy
Hydra
M84
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M85
 
Lenticular Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M86
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M87
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M88
 
Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M89
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Virgo
M90
 
Spiral Galaxy
Virgo
M91
 
Barred Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M94
 
Spiral Galaxy
Canes Venatici
M95
 
Barred Spiral Galaxy
Leo
M96
 
Spiral Galaxy
Leo
M98
 
Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M99
 
Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M100
 
Spiral Galaxy
Coma Berenices
M101
 
Spiral Galaxy
Ursa Major
M102
 
Spiral Galaxy
 
M104
Sombrero Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Virgo
M105
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Leo
M106
 
Spiral Galaxy
Canes Venatici
M108
 
Spiral Galaxy
Ursa Major
M109
 
Barred Spiral Galaxy
Ursa Major
M110
 
Elliptical Galaxy
Andromeda
* Sky cartography made using Home Planet software. Return to Top