THE BEST OF DEEP SKY OBJECTS
NOT IN THE NGC

by The Deep Sky Group
Version 3.1, dated July 16, 2005

Abbreviations for the Object names are as follows:
B= Barnard Cr= Collinder H= Harvard IC= Index Catalog
J= Jonckheere Mel= Melotte PK= Perek+Kohoutek Pal= Palomar
Ru= Ruperecht Sh= Sharpless Tr=Trumpler  

Type abbreviations:
GC= globular cluster OC= open cluster PN=planetary nebula EN= emission
nebula
SNR= supernova remnant RN= reflection nebula DN= dark nebula GAL= Galaxy
GAC= Galaxy Clusters QSO= Quasar
Galaxies are identified by their Hubble type. Sizes are in arc minutes, unless noted otherwise.
Constellations are given in IAU standard.

Object
Con
Type
RA_2000
Dec
Mag
Size
Notes
Abell 262 AND GAC 01 52.7 +36 09 13 173 Includes NGC 708 and 753
B133 AQL DN 19 06.1 -06 50 --- 10X5 2 deg south of Lamba Aql
IC 4846 AQL PN 19 15.7 -08 59 12 2" Tiny disk in 13" at 220X
B142-3 AQL DN 19 40.7 +10 57 --- 80x50 Big; west of Altair
Pal 11 AQL GC 19 45.3 -08 02 11.9 3.2 Low surface brightness
IC 405 AUR EN 05 16.2 +34 16 --- 30x19 Flaming Star Nebula
IC 410 AUR EN 05 22.6 +33 31 --- 20 Faint neb; invol w/NGC1893
Sh2-224 AUR SNR 05 27.3 +42 59 --- 20X3 Very faint in 13" w/UHC
IC 2149 AUR PN 05 56.3 +46 07 10 10" Bright, small, 11m cent*
King  6 CAM OC 03 28.1 +56 27 --- 7.0 24* mags 10..13 at 100X
IC 342 CAM GAL 03 46.8 +68 06 10 18x17 SBc type; Kembles Cascade nr
IC 3568 CAM PN 12 32.9 +82 33 10.6 18" 12 mag cent*
King 14 CAS OC 00 31.9 +63 10  9.0 7.0 Quite rich, 29 * in 10X6
IC 59 CAS EN 00 56.7 +61 04 --- 10x5 Paired with IC 63
Cr 463 CAS OC 01 48.4 +71 57  5.7 36 44* at 60X in 13"
Stock 2 CAS OC 02 15.0 +59 16  4.0 60 Easy in Binos; near Dbl Cl
IC 1795 CAS EN 02 26.5 +62 04 --- 27x13 Use nebula filter
Mel 15 CAS OC 02 32.6 +61 27  7.0 21 39* in IC 1805 neby
IC 289 CAS PN 03 10.3 +61 20 12 30" 15 mag central*
Tr 37 CEP OC 21 39.0 +57 30  5.1 50 30* Invl in IC 1396 neby
IC 1396 CEP EN 21 39.1 +57 30 --- 50 Large, faint, Use neb filter
IC 1470 CEP RN 23 05.2 +60 15 --- 15x1 Reflection nebula
IC 1613 CET GAL 01 04.8 +02 07 12 11x9 Low surface br; Local Group
IC 2165 CMA PN 06 21.8 -12 59 10.5 9"x7" Small disk at 220X in 13"
Tombaugh 1 CMA OC 07 01.3 -19 40 10.5 5 38*; somewhat compressed
Haffner 23 CMA OC 07 09.4 -16 57 --- 11.0 abt 6 deg east of Sirius
Sh2-301 CMA EN 07 0.8 - 18 29 1 0.5 8 x7    P retty br; UHC filter helps
Cr 140 CMA OC 07 23.9 -32 12  4.0 42 Naked eye: 18* in binocs
Mel 111 COM OC 12 25.0 +26 00  2 275 Coma Star Cl; 32* in binos
Abell 1656 COM GAC 12 59.8 +27 59 11 157 72 GAL br. than 15m in 2d
Abell 2065 CRB GAC 15 22.1 +27 39 14 61 Difficult galaxy cluster
PK  64+ 5.1 CYG PN 19 34.8 +30 31  9.6 5" Campbell's hydrogen star
M1-92 CYG EN 19 36.3 +29 33 11.7 8" Footprint Neb; like Dbl*
IC 1318 CYG EN 20 22.2 +40 15 --- 60x30 Neby around Gamma CYG
IC 5070 CYG EN 20 50.8 +44 21 --- 80 Pelican Neb; * 56 Cyg invl
PK  80-6.1 CYG PN 21 02.3 +36 42 13.5 17" Egg Nebula
IC 5146 CYG EN 21 53.4 +47 16 10 9.0 Cocoon Neb; end of dark lane
UGC 10822 DRA GAL 17 20.2 +57 55 10 33X18 Draco Dwarf; Low Surf Br
MCG-06-07-001 FOR GAL 02 39.9 -34 32  8.1 17X12 Fornax Dwarf; Low Surf Br
IC 443 GEM SNR 06 16.9 +22 47 --- 50x40 Filament; close to Eta GEM
Cr  89 GEM OC 06 18.0 +23 38  5.7 35 15*
PK194+ 2.1 GEM PN 06 26.0 +17 47 12.4 10" Small disk, J 900.
PK205+14.1 GEM PN 07 29.0 +13 15 14.1 10x6 Medusa Neb; use filter; Abell
Abell 2151 HER GC 16 05.1 +17 43 15 137 Her Gal Cl; very faint
IC 4593 HER PN 16 12.2 +12 04 11 10" 11 mag cent*; small
PK  51+ 9.1 HER PN 18 49.8 +20 50 11.6 3" 13 mag cent*; very small
PK 238+34.1 HYA PN 09 39.1 -02 48 13.4 268" Very difficult in 13"
Abell 1060 HYA GAC 10 36.8 -27 32 12.7 229 5 Gal/Deg
IC 764 HYA GAL 12 10.2 -29 44 13 5x2 Low surface brightness
IC 4351 HYA GAL 13 57.9 -29 19 12.8 5X1 Edge-on spiral
IC 1434 LAC OC 22 10.5 +52 50 09.0 8.0 fine cl,6 branches,st 12-15 m
IC 1442 LAC OC 22 16.5 +54 03 09.1 5 Cl of neb stars
IC 5217 LAC PN 22 23.9 +50 57 12.5 8"X6" 14 mag central*
UGC 5470 LEO GAL 10 08.4 +12 18 10.2 11X8 PA 80, 0.3 N of Regulus
Abell 1367 LEO GAC 11 44.5 +19 50 14.0 157 More GAL >14 mag than any GAC
IC 418 LEP PN 05 27.5 -12 42 11 10" 11 mag central*
PK 342+27.1 LIB PN 15 22.3 -23 38 11.6 7 15 mag central*; small
PK 164+31.1 LYN PN 07 57.8 +53 25 13 400" NGC2474/75 are nearby
PK  64+15.1 LYR PN 18 50.0 +35 15 13.3 17" Pretty small; faint
Steph 1 LYR OC 18 53.5 +36 55  3.8 20 15* and Delta LYR
IC 2177 MON EN 07 05.1 -10 42 --- 120x40 Eagle Nebula; long filament
Mel 72 MON OC 07 38.4 -10 41 10.0 10 40*, many faint
IC 4634 OPH PN 17 01.6 -21 50 11 10" 17 mag central*
B 64 OPH DN 17 17.2 -18 32 --- 20 30' preceding M9
B 72 OPH DN 17 23.5 -23 38 --- 30 The Snake, thin dark lane
B 78 OPH DN 17 33.0 -26 00 --- 200 Bowl of the Pipe
IC 4665 OPH OC 17 46.3 +05 43  4.2 41 30* mags 7...
Cr 350 OPH OC 17 48.1 +01 18  6.1 45 Scattered 32* at 60X in 13"
PK190-17.1 ORI PN 05 05.6 +10 42 12.5 11" 13 mag central*, J 320
Cr 69 ORI OC 05 35.1 +09 56  2.8 65 Lambda ORI cluster, 20*
Cr 70 ORI OC 05 36.0 -01 00  0.4 150 Orions belt, 100 stars
IC 434/B33 ORI EN 05 41.0 -02 24 --- 60x10 B33=Horsehead Neb
Sh2-276 ORI EN 05 48.0 +01 00 --- 600 Barnard's Loop; streamer
Jones 1 PEG PN 23 35.9 +30 28 12.7 314" PK104-29.1; use filter
Abell 426 PER GAC 03 19.7 +41 30 13 252 Incl NGC 1275
Mel 20 PER OC 03 22.0 +49 00  1.2 185 Alpha Per Cl; 39* in binos
IC 348 PER CN 03 44.6 +32 10 07.3 10X10 pB,vL,vgbM
IC 351 PER PN 03 47.5 +35 03 12.4 8"X6" 15 mag central*
Abell 194 PSC GAC 01 25.5 -01 22 13 131 Includes NGC 541
Cr 135 PUP OC 07 17.0 -36 50  2.1 50 Scattered; 38* at 60X in 13"
Mel 71 PUP OC 07 37.5 -12 04  7.1 9 48*; compressed cluster
Ru  44 PUP OC 07 59.0 -28 35  7.2 5 52*; seen in binos
PK 254+ 5.1 PYX PN 08 40.7 -32 23 11.0 11X6 abt 1 deg NW alpha PYX
MCG-06-03-015 SCL GAL 00 59.9 -33 42 10.5 40X31 Sculptor Dwarf; big and dim
IC 5332 SCL GAL 23 31.7 -36 22 10.6 4X4 Face-on; Low surface br.
Cr 302 SCO OC 16 26.0 -26 00  1.0 500 Antares moving cluster
IC 4628 SCO EN 16 57.0 -40 20 --- 90x60 Very large
Tr 24 SCO OC 16 57.0 -40 40  9 60 200*, rich; Harvard 12
Harvard 16 SCO OC 17 31.4 -36 51 10.0 15 Invl in Stinger
Tr 30 SCO OC 17 56.5 -35 19  8.8 15 In field of M 7;Harvard 18
IC 1287 SCT BN 18 31.6 -10 50 --- 20X10 * 5.5 in L,E neb
IC 1295 SCT PN 18 54.6 -08 50 12.7 60" Faint; 0.4deg ESE NGC 6712
IC 1276 SER GC 18 10.8 -07 13 10.3 7.1 eeF,vL,v difficult,D* close p
IC 4756 SER OC 18 39.0 +05 27  5.4 52 80* mags 8...
UGC 5373 SEX GAL 10 00.0 +05 20 11.3 5X3 Sextans B dwarf; faint
Sh2-84 SGE EN 19 49.0 +18 24 --- 15x3 Faint streamer
Harvard 20 SGE OC 19 53.1 +18 20  7.7 10 20* mags 11...
IC 4997 SGE PN 20 20.2 +16 45 11 2" Look for disk w/filter; 14m*
PK 359- 0.1 SGR PN 17 47.9 -30 00 12 19X12 Low surface brightness
B 86 SGR DN 18 02.7 -27 50 --- 4 Ink Spot; small
IC  349 TAU BN 03 46.3 +23 56 --- 30 eF,vS,E 165 deg,dist 36"from
Mel 25 TAU OC 04 27.0 +16 00  1 330 Hyades; large, bright
IC 2087 TAU EN 04 40.0 +25 44 --- 2 Faint neby in B22 DN
UGC 1281 TRI GAL 01 49.6 +32 35 12.6 5X1  
UGC 9749 UMI GAL 15 08.8 +67 12 10.9 23X16 low surf brt; UMI dwarf
3C 273 VIR QSO 12 29.1 +02 06 12   Like D*; Brightest quasar
Cr 399 VUL OC 19 25.4 +20 11  3.6 60 The Coathanger; naked eye
Stock 1 VUL OC 19 35.8 +25 13  5.3 60 Easy in Binos; 47* in 40'
Sh2-88 VUL EN 19 46.0 +25 20 11.5 18x6 Elong streamer; Use filter
IC 4954 VUL EN 20 04.8 +29 15 --- 1 Faint dbl neby with 12m*