Messier Objects – Galaxy

 

This table below contains galaxy list from Messier Objects Catalogue. Table is divided into small sections, one section is a whole constellation that contains galaxies from Messier Objects Catalogue and they are arranged from brightest to least bright in descending order. List totals 40 galaxies belonging to Messier Objects from brightest of them all being Andromeda Galaxy to lest bright M95 which is found in Leo Constellation.

 

 

  • go site M31 – Andromeda Galaxy
    • Constellation: Andromeda
    • Apparent Magnitude: +3.44
  • click here M32
    • Constellation: Andromeda
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.08
  • follow site M33 – Triangulum Galaxy
    • Constellation: Triangulum
    • Apparent Magnitude: +5.72
  • M49
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.4
  • M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy
    • Constellation: Canes Venatici
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.4
  • M58
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.5
  • M59
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.6
  • M60
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.8
  • M61
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.18
  • M63 – Sunflower Galaxy
    • Constellation: Canes Venatici
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.3
  • M64 – Black Eye Galaxy
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.36
  • M65 – Leo Triplet
    • Constellation: Leo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.25
  • M66 – Leo Triplet
    • Constellation: Leo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.9
  • M74 – Phantom Galaxy
    • Constellation: Pisces
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.0
  • M77
    • Constellation: Cetus
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.6
  • M81 – Bode’s Galaxy
    • Constellation: Ursa Major
    • Apparent Magnitude: +6.94
  • M82 – Cigar Galaxy
    • Constellation: Ursa Major
    • Apparent Magnitude: 8.41
  • M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
    • Constellation: Hydra
    • Apparent Magnitude: +7.54
  • M84
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.1
  • M85
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.0
  • M86
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.9
  • M87
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.59
  • M88
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.4
  • M89
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.73
  • M90
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: 10.26
  • M91
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +11.0
  • M94
    • Constellation: Canes Venatici
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.99
  • M95
    • Constellation: Leo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +11.4
  • M96
    • Constellation: Leo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.1
  • M98
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +11.0
  • M99
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.4
  • M100
    • Constellation: Coma Berenices
    • Apparent Magnitude: +9.5
  • M101 – Pinwheel Galaxy
    • Constellation: Ursa Major
    • Apparent Magnitude: +7.86
  • M102
    • Constellation: Draco
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.7
  • M104 – Sombrero Galaxy
    • Constellation: Virgo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.0
  • M105
    • Constellation: Leo
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.2
  • M106
    • Constellation: Canes Venatici
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.4
  • M108
    • Constellation: Ursa Major
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.7
  • M109
    • Constellation: Ursa Major
    • Apparent Magnitude: +10.6
  • M110
    • Constellation: Andromeda
    • Apparent Magnitude: +8.92

 

 

 

[ 1 ] Andromeda [+3.44 +8.92]
M31 – Andromeda Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +3.44
Constellation: Andromeda
Distance: 2.49 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 224
M32
Apparent Magnitude: +8.08
Constellation: Andromeda
Distance: 2.49 million ly
Type: Dwarf early-type Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 221,
Satellite galaxy to Andromeda galaxy
M110
Apparent Magnitude: +8.92
Constellation: Andromeda
Distance: 2.69 million ly
Type: Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 205,
Satellite galaxy to Andromeda galaxy
[ 13 ] Canes Venatici  [ +8.4 +9.3 ]
M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +8.4
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 22 million ly
Type: Interacting grand-design Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 5194,
Messier 51a
M106
Apparent Magnitude: +8.4
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 23.7 ± 1.5 million ly
Type: Intermediate Sipral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 5194
M94
Apparent Magnitude: +8.99
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 17.0 ± 1.4 million ly
Type: Sipral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4736
M63 – Sunflower Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +9.3
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 27 million ly
Type: Sipral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 5055
[ 21 ] Cetus  [ +9.6 ]
M77
Apparent Magnitude: +9.6
Constellation: Cetus
Distance: 47 million ly
Type: Barred Sipral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 1068
[ 25 ] Coma Berenices  [ +9.36 +11.0 ]
M64 – Black Eye Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +9.36
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 17 ± 3.19 million ly
Type: Sipral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4826
M100
Apparent Magnitude: +9.5
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 55 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4321
M85
Apparent Magnitude: +10.0
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 60 ± 4 million ly
Type: Lenticular Galaxy or Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4382
M88
Apparent Magnitude: +10.4
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 47 ± 8 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4501
M99
Apparent Magnitude: +10.4
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 15.4 ± 1.7 million ly
Type: Unbarred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4254
M91
Apparent Magnitude: +11.0
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 63 ± 16 million ly
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4548
M98
Apparent Magnitude: +11.0
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Distance: 44.4 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4192
[ 34 ] Draco  [ +7.54 ]
M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +7.54
Constellation: Hydra
Distance: 15.21 million ly
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 5236
[ 46 ] Leo  [ +8.9 +11.4 ]
M66 – Leo Triplet
Apparent Magnitude: +8.9
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 36 ± 5.0 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3627
M96
Apparent Magnitude: +10.1
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 31 ± 3 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3368
M105
Apparent Magnitude: +10.2
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 32.0 ± 1.6 million ly
Type: Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3379
M65 – Leo Triplet
Apparent Magnitude: +10.25
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 35 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3623
M95
Apparent Magnitude: +11.4
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 32.6 ± 1.4 million ly
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3351
[ 66 ] Pisces  [ +10.0 ]
M74 – Phantom Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +10.0
Constellation: Pisces
Distance: 30 ± 6 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 628
[ 80 ] Triangulum  [ +5.72 ]
M33 – Triangulum Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +5.72
Constellation: Triangulum
Distance: 2.38 ± 3.07 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 598
[ 83 ] Ursa Major  [ +6.94 +10.7 ]
M81 – Bode’s Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +6.94
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 11.8 ± 0.04 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3031
M101 – Pinwheel Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +7.86
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 20.9 ± 1.8 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 5457
M82 – Cigar Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +8.41
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 11.4 to 12.4 million ly
Type: Starburst Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3034
M109
Apparent Magnitude: +10.6
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 83.5 ± 24 million ly
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3992
M108
Apparent Magnitude: +10.7
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 45.9 million ly
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 3556
[ 86 ] Virgo  [ +8.0 +10.73 ]
M104 – Sombrero Galaxy
Apparent Magnitude: +8.0
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 31.14 million ly
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4594
M86
Apparent Magnitude: +8.9
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 52 ± 3 million ly
Type: Lenticular Galaxy or Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4406
M49
Apparent Magnitude: +9.4
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 55.9 ± 2.3 million ly
Type: Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4472
M87
Apparent Magnitude: +9.59
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 53.5 ± 1.63 million ly
Type: Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4486
M60
Apparent Magnitude: +9.8
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 55 ± 4 million ly
Type: Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4649
M84
Apparent Magnitude: +10.1
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 60 ± 3 million ly
Type: Lenticular Galaxy or Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4374
M61
Apparent Magnitude: +10.18
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 52.5 ± 2.3 million ly
Type: Intermediate Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4303
M90
Apparent Magnitude: +10.26
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 58.7 ± 2.8 million ly
Type: Intermediate Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4569
M58
Apparent Magnitude: +10.5
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 62 million ly
Type: Intermediate Barred Spiral Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4579
M59
Apparent Magnitude: +10.6
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 60 ± 5 million ly
Type: Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4621
M89
Apparent Magnitude: +10.73
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 50 ± 3 million ly
Type: Elliptical Galaxy
Other Designations: NGC 4552