Hershel 400 Objects in Pyxis


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
2613 PYX Sb 08 33.3 -22 58 11.0 7.2' H II 266 Pretty bright, pretty large, much brighter middle, very much elongated 5 X 1 in PA 110. This nice edge on is in a rich star field for galaxies.
2627 PYX OPNCL 08 37.3 -29 57 8.4 11.0' H VII 63 Bright, pretty large, pretty rich, pretty compressed, 32 stars of magnitudes 10 through 13 counted at 100X.