Hershel 400 Objects in Hercules


Abbreviations in the CON column are the IAU versions.
The column TYPE has following abbreviations:
OPNCL = open cluster PLNNB = planetary nebula GLOCL = globular cluster CL+NB = open cluster and nebulosity BRTNB = bright emission or reflection nebula
Hubble Classification for galaxies or GALXY where no classification existed.

In the Herschel Column the Classes are:
I = Bright Nebulae III = Very Faint Nebulae V = Very Large
Nebulae
VII = Pretty Much Compressed
Clusters of Large or Small Stars
II = Faint Nebulae IV = Planetary Nebulae VI = Very Compressed and Rich Clusters of Stars VIII = Coarsely Scattered
Clusters of Stars
NGC_#
Con
Type
RA_2000
Declination
Mag
Size
Hershel_#
Observation Notes
6207 HER Sc 16 43.1 +36 50 12.5 3.3'X1.2' H II 701 pretty bright, pretty large, elongated 2x1, somewhat brighter in the middle at 100X.
6229 HER GLOCL 16 47.0 +47 32 9.4 4.5' H IV 50 Pretty bright, pretty large, round and brighter in the middle at 100X.