Hershel 400 Objects in Ursa Major


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
2681 UMA Sa 08 53.6 +51 18 11.5 3.8'X3.8' H I 242 Pretty bright, pretty large, very much brighter in the middle with a stellar nucleus, little elongated 1.2 X 1 in PA 45 at 135X. There is a double star on the NW edge.
2742 UMA Sc 09 07.6 +60 29 12.5 3.3'X1.7' H I 249 Pretty faint, pretty large, little brighter in the middle, much elongated 2.5 X 1 in PA 110, this galaxy has a low surface brightness at 100X.
2768 UMA E5 09 11.5 +60 03 12.0 1.6'X0.8' H I 250 Pretty bright, pretty large, much brighter in the middle, very much elongated 3 X 1 in PA 90 at 100X.
2787 UMA Sap 09 19.3 +69 13 12.0 3.5'X2.3' H I 216 Bright, pretty large, round, much brighter in the middle two faint stars invl. This galaxy has an 'r' in the NGC description which means somewhat resolved. I see this object looking much like a globular cluster hence the illusion of partial resolvability at 165X.
2841 UMA Sb 09 22.0 +50 59 10.5 7.4'X3.5' H I 205 Pretty bright, pretty large, Bright nucleus with several stars involved in northern arm at 135X.
2950 UMA Sap 09 42.6 +58 51 12.5 1.3'X0.9' H IV 68 Pretty bright, small, little elongated 1.2 X 1 in PA 135, very bright in the middle with a stellar nucleus at 135X.
2976 UMA Scp 09 47.3 +67 55 11.5 5.5'X3.0' H I 285 Bright, pretty large, much elongated, somewhat brighter middle at 100X. Smooth outer section with 12th mag star on south side.
2985 UMA Sb 09 50.3 +72 17 11.5 4.3'X3.3' H I 78 Bright, pretty large, round, very bright middle at 165X. Grows much with averted vision, 11th mag star on East side.
3034 UMA Ip 09 55.8 +69 41 9.2 13'X6' H IV 79 M 82 Very bright, very large, much elongated in PA 60, somewhat brighter middle at 165X. Dark lanes cut the galaxy into three almost equal parts. There are several stars invl. and the entire body of the galaxy is mottled.
3077 UMA E2p 10 03.3 +68 44 10.7 6.0'X4.5' H I 286 Bright, large, somewhat elongated and much brighter in middle at 165X. Very starry field for UMA.
3079 UMA Sb 10 02.0 +55 41 11.2 8.7'X1.6' H V 47 Bright, pretty large, very much elongated in PA 150, bright middle at 165X. A difficult dark lane comes and goes with the seeing. Two stars are invl on the north end. There is an extremely faint, round companion to the north about 5'.
3184 UMA Sc 10 18.3 +41 25 10.4 8.5'X7.8' H I 168 Pretty bright, pretty large, round, bright middle at 165X. 11th mag star on north side. There is a hint of spiral structure in moments of good seeing.
3198 UMA Sc 10 19.9 +45 33 10.7 10.0'X3.8' H I 199 Pretty bright, pretty large, much elongated PA 50 at 165X. Appears to abruptly end on one side.
3310 UMA GALXY 10 38.7 +53 30 11.0 3.8'X3.5' H IV 60 Bright, pretty large, round, much brighter in the middle, this galaxy has a high surface brightness at 135X. There is a 6th magnitude star in the field.
3556 UMA Sc 11 11.5 +55 40 10.7 8.8'X2.2' H V 46 M 108 Bright, large, very much elongated in PA 80 at 100X. Even at 200X, this is the most stellar nucleus I remember seeing.
3610 UMA GALXY 11 18.4 +58 47 11.4 3.2'X3.2' H I 270 Bright, pretty large, round, bright middle at 165X. Stellar nucleus appears in good seeing. A companion in 4' away in PA 230, I can just pick it out with averted vision.
3613 UMA GALXY 11 18.6 +58 00 11.6 3.4'X1.8' H I 271 Pretty bright, pretty large, somewhat elongated in PA 120 at 100X. NGC 3619 is in the field at low power.
3619 UMA SO 11 19.4 +57 46 12.6 4.0'X3.0' H I 244 Pretty bright, pretty small, little elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 90, somewhat brighter in the middle at 135X. There is a very faint and round companion to the east.
3631 UMA GALXY 11 21.0 +53 10 11.0 6.0'X5.0' H I 226 Pretty faint, pretty large, little elongated, much brighter middle with an almost stellar nucleus at 135X.
3665 UMA GALXY 11 24.7 +38 46 11.6 3.5'X3.0' H I 219 Pretty bright, pretty large, brighter in the middle with a stellar nucleus, little elongated 1.2 X 1 in PA 60 at 135X. Companion to the south.
3675 UMA GALXY 11 26.1 +43 35 10.4 6.8'X3.5' H I 194 Bright, pretty large, much elongated in PA 0 with a much brigther middle at 100X. Going to 165X brings out a stellar nucleus and several stars involved.
3726 UMA Sc 11 33.3 +47 02 11.2 6.1'X4.1' H II 730 FAint, pretty large, somewhat elongated in PA 0, somewhat brighter middle at 100X.
3729 UMA SBp 11 33.8 +53 08 12.2 3.4'X2.4' H I 222 Pretty bright, large, elongated, brighter middle. Double star, both 10th mag on South side.
3813 UMA GALXY 11 41.3 +36 33 12.6 2.1'X1.2' H I 94 Pretty bright, pretty large, elongated 2 X 1 PA 90, somewhat brighter in the middle at 135X. This galaxy has a pretty high surface brightness.
3877 UMA Sc 11 46.1 +47 30 11.8 5.6'X1.2' H I 201 Pretty bright, pretty large, much elongated in PA 35, much brighter middle at 100X. Chi UMA in the field.
3893 UMA Sc 11 48.6 +48 43 10.6 4.6'X2.5' H II 738 Pretty bright, pretty large, much brighter in the middle, irregularly round, some mottling at 100X.
3898 UMA Sa 11 49.2 +56 05 11.7 3.6'X2.1' H I 228 and NGC 3898 form a matched galaxy pair that is about 5' apart. At 135X they are both pretty bright, pretty small, somewhat elongated in PA 60 and have a bright middle.
3938 UMA Sc 11 52.8 +44 07 11.0 5.4'X5.1' H I 203 Pretty bright, pretty large, round, brighter middle,some mottling at 100X.
3941 UMA E3 11 52.9 +36 59 11.3 3.6'X2.5' H I 173 Bright, pretty large, round, much brighter in the middle, averted vision makes it grow much larger at 135X.
3945 UMA GALXY 11 53.2 +60 41 11.6 5.8'X3.6' H I 251 Pretty bright, pretty small, round, brighter in the middle, two faint stars are involved at 135X. The core of this galaxy is easy, the outer sections are tough to detect.
3949 UMA GALXY 11 53.7 +47 52 10.9 2.8'X1.7' H I 202 Pretty brigtht, pretty large, somewhat elongated in PA 100, brighter in the middle, the companions was seen with averted vision only at 100X.
3953 UMA SBb 11 53.8 +52 20 10.8 6.5'X3.4' H V 45 Pretty bright, large, elongated in PA 0, very bright in the middle and mottled at 100X.
3982 UMA GALXY 11 56.5 +55 08 11.6 2.4'X2.2' H IV 62 Bright, pretty large, somewhat brighter in the middle at 100X. There is a line of three dimmer galxies to the north that just fits into the 30' field.
3992 UMA SBb 11 57.6 +53 23 10.7 8.3'X4.6' H IV 61 M 109 Pretty bright, large, elongated E-W with a very bright middle that becomes a bright nucleus at 135X. This galaxy has 3 stars involved in outer arms that sparkle with mottling.
3998 UMA GALXY 11 57.9 +55 27 11.2 3.0'X2.5' H I 229 Pretty bright, pretty large, somewhat brighter in the middle, little elongated 1.2 X 1 in PA 45 at 135X. There is a extremely faint companion that can only be seen with averted vision and a hood over my head to block out stray light.
4026 UMA E8 11 59.4 +50 58 11.5 4.5'X1.1' H I 223 Bright, large, elongated 3 X 1 N-S, with a somewhat brighter middle, it shows a nice lens shape at 135X.
4036 UMA E6 12 01.5 +61 54 11.5 3.7'X1.8' H I 253 Bright, pretty large, elongated 2.5 X 1 in PA 90, has a bright middle at 100X.
4041 UMA GALXY 12 02.2 +62 09 11.6 2.8'X2.8' H I 252 Pretty bright, pretty large, round, much brighter in the middle with an occaisonal stellar nucleus at 135X. NGC 4036 is a nice edge on galaxy to the south.
4051 UMA Sb 12 04.2 +44 33 11.5 6.0'X5.0' H IV 56 Pretty bright, large, elongated 2.5 X 1 in PA 120, has a bright nucleus and some mottling in thick arms at 165X.
4085 UMA GALXY 12 05.4 +50 22 12.8 2.7'X0.8' H I 224 Pretty faint, pretty large, elongated 2X1 in PA 90, somewhat brighter middle at 100X. NGC 4088 is 11' north and easily fits in the 30' field of the 20mm Erfle eyepiece.
4088 UMA Sb 12 05.6 +50 33 11.2 5.9'X2.2' H I 206 Bright, large and assymetrically elongated 3 X 1 in PA 45, somewhat brighter middle at 100X.
4102 UMA Sb 12 06.5 +52 43 11.8 3.2'X1.9' H I 225 Pretty bright, pretty small, little elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 110, brighter in the middle with a stellar nucleus at 135X. There is a 12th mag star to the east of the nucleus.
5322 UMA E2 13 49.2 +60 12 11.3 6'X4' H I 256 Pretty bright, pretty large, elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 90 at 100X. The center is quite bright at lower power, going to 200X shows a very bright middle with a nucleus that is almost stellar.
5473 UMA E2 14 04.8 +54 54 12.5 2.2'X1.7' H I 231 Pretty faint, small, round, somewhat brighter in the middle, not much at 100X.
5474 UMA Sc 14 05.1 +53 40 11.9 6.5'X5.3' H I 214 Pretty faint, pretty large, not much brighter in the middle, round at 100X.
5631 UMA Sa 14 26.6 +56 34 12.4 2.0'X2.0' H I 236 Pretty faint, small, round, somewhat brighter in the middle, not much at 135X.