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The Messier Objects in Color: M25-M48

 
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Table of Messier Objects
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Messier Object Other Name(s) Type of Object Thumbnail Image Comments
25 IC4725 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

26 NGC6694 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

27 NGC6853 Planetary Nebula

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

M27

RC16-inch f/8 telescope QSI 532 CCD image

 

 

 

 

28 NGC6626 Globular Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-min exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

29 NGC6913 Galactic (Open) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

30 NGC7099 Globular Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

31 NGC224; The Great Andromeda Galaxy Galaxy m31.jpg (18051 bytes)
AP7 image



Takahashi Epsilon 130 image with Nikon D100 digital camera. Two minute exposure.

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da.  Three 5-minute exposures combined.


135mm telephoto image with Nikon D100 camera. Two minute exposure.



Takahashi Epsilon 130 image with with Canon 20Da camera. Five minute exposure.

32 NGC221; UGC452; Arp168 Galaxy M32
Notice M31 in the background. Dream Machine Image.

M32

TPO RC 16-inch f/8 image

m32.jpg (26144 bytes)
Black and White AP7 image obtained as part of the Arp galaxy marathon on November 16-17, 1998.
33 NGC598 Galaxy

Dream Machine image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image

 
34 NGC1039 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image.

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

35 and NGC2158 NGC1039 Open Clusters M35 with ASA 20-inch telescope ASA 20-inch f/3.6 telescope image.
35 NGC2168 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image


 Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

36 NGC1960 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

37 NGC2099 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

38 NGC1912 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

39 NGC7092 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

40 Winnecke 4 Double Star

Dream Machine Image

 

Meade LXD55 8-inch f/4 image with QSI 532 CCD

M40 consists of the double stars. The small galaxy is MCG10-18-32. The bright star is 70 Ursa Majoris (magnitude 5.5)

 

 

 

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41 NGC2287 Galactic (0pen) Cluster m41.jpg (40097 bytes)
AP7 image



Dream Machine image


Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41 NGC2287 Galactic (Open) Cluster M41 ASA 20-inch f/3.6 telescope image.
42 M42; NGC1976; The Orion Nebula Diffuse Nebula
Telephoto image with Canon 20Da camera.

 
43 NGC1982 Diffuse Nebula m43.jpg (20964 bytes)
AP7 image
This is a composite of a 60-second exposure in red (R), a 60-second exposure in green (V), and a 90- second exposure in blue (B).
44 M44 (NGC2632); Praesepe; The Beehive Cluster Galactic (Open) Cluster
Dream Machine image.


Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.


135mm f/2.8 telephoto lens image of M44 taken on Kodak VR1000 film with a 15 minute exposure.
 
45 The Pleiades Galactic (Open) Cluster with Surrounding Nebulosity
Takahashi Epsilon 130 image with a Nikon D100 digital camera. Two minute exposure.


Dream Machine image showing the region around Alcyone.


Canon 20 Da digital camera image with 200 mm f/4.5 lens. Five-minute exposure.
The CCD image from the 24-inch telescope provides a very limited view of the Pleiades. The Pleiades are best shown with wide-field photography such as the images with the Nikon and Canon digital cameras.

 


m45.jpg (36708 bytes)

This film image was obtained with the then Grassland five-inch f/5 finder as part of the Photographic Messier Marathon.

 

45 The Pleiades Galactic (0pen) Cluster with Surrounding Nebulosity

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da.  Three 5-minute exposures combined.

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da.  Six 10-minute exposures combined.

45 The Pleiades Galactic (0pen) Cluster with Surrounding Nebulosity M45 with ASA 20-inch telescope ASA 20-inch f/3.6 telescope image.
46 NGC2437 Galactic (0pen) Cluster with Planetary Nebula (NGC2438) m46.jpg (52529 bytes)
AP7 image



Dream Machine image

M46 and M47: Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.  Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 
47 NGC2422 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

M46 and M47

M46 and M47: Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.  Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 
48 NGC2548 Galactic (0pen) Cluster

Dream Machine Image

Takahashi Epsilon 180 image with Canon 20Da camera.   Three 5-minute exposures combined.

 

 

 

 

 

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