Hershel 400 Objects in Scorpius


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
6144 SCO GLOCL 16 27.3 -26 02 9.1 9.3' H VI 10 Pretty bright, large, compressed, somewhat brighter in the middle, 12 stars resolved across the mottled face of this globular at 135X. It is at the edge of a very dark nebula.
6451 SCO OPNCL 17 50.7 -30 13 8.2 8.0' H VI 13 Bright, Pretty large, pretty rich, compressed, seen in the 8 X 50 finder, 50 stars resolved at 165X. There is a dark lane down the middle of this cluster.