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Caldwell Program Chair:

Susan Rose
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East Meadow, NY 11554-4708
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The Caldwell Catalogue - by Sir Patrick Caldwell-Moore

109 deep-sky delights to challenge amateur astronomers. See The Photographic Atlas of the Stars by H.J.P. Arnold, P. Doherty and P. Moore. All positions are equinox 2000.0.

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C# NGC/
IC
Con. Type R. A.
  h   m
Dec.
    °   '
Mag. Size () Description
   1 188 Cep OC 00 44.4 +85 20 8.1 14  
   2 40 Cep PN 00 13.0 +72 32 11.6 0.6  
   3 4236 Dra SbG 12 16.7 +69 28 9.7 21 x 7  
   4 7023 Cep BN 21 01.8 +68 12 6.8 18 x 18 Reflection Nebula
   5 IC
342
Cam SBcG 03 46.8 +68 06 9.2 18 x 17  
   6 6543 Dra PN 17 58.6 +66 38 8.8 0.3/5.8 Cat's Eye Nebula
   7 2403 Cam ScG 07 36.9 +65 36 8.9 18 x 10  
   8 559 Cas OC 01 29.5 +63 18 9.5 4  
   9 Sh2-155 Cep BN 22 56.8 +62 37 7.7 50 x 10 Cave Nebula
 10 663 Cas OC 01 46.0 +61 15 7.1 16  
 11 7635 Cas BN 23 20.7 +61 12 7.0 15 x 8 Bubble Nebula
 12 6946 Cep ScG 20 34.8 +60 09 9.7 11 x 9  
 13 457 Cas OC 01 19.1 +58 20 6.4 13 Phi Cas Cluster
 14 869/
884
Per

O
double
C

02 20.0 +57 08 4.3 30 and 30 Sword Handle
 15 6826 Cyg PN 19 44.8 +50 31 9.8 0.5/2.3 Blinking Nebula
 16 7243 Lac OC 22 15.3 +49 53 6.4 21  
 17 147 Cas dE4G 00 33.2 +48 30 9.3 13 x 8  
 18 185 Cas dE0G 00 39.0 +48 20 9.2 12 x 9  
 19 IC
5146
Cyg BN 21 53.5 +47 16 10.0 12 x 12 Cocoon Neb
 20 7000 Cyg BN 20 58.8 +44 20 6.0 120 x 100 Nort American Nebula
 21 4449 CVn IG 12 28.2 +44 06 9.4 5 x 3  
 22 7662 And PN 23 25.9 +42 33 9.2 0.3/2.2  
 23 891 And SbG 02 22.6 +42 21 9.9 14 x 2  
 24 1275 Per Seyfert
G
03 19.8 +41 31 11.6 2.6 x 1 Per A radio source
 25 2419 Lyn GC 07 38.1 +38 53 10.4 4.1  
 26 4244 CVn SG 12 17.5 +37 49 10.6 16 x 2.5  
 27 6888 Cyg BN 20 12.0 +38 21 7.5 20 x 10 Crescent Nebula
 28 752 And OC 01 57.8 +37 41 5.7 50  
 29 5005 CVn SbG 13 10.9 +37 03 9.8 5.4 x 2  
 30 7331 Peg SbG 22 37.1 +34 25 9.5 11 x 4  
 31 IC
405
Aur BN 05 16.2 +34 16 6.0 30 x 19 Flaming Star Nebula
 32 4631 CVn ScG 12 42.1 +32 32 9.3 15 x 3  
 33 6992
/5
Cyg SN 20 56.4 +31 43 -- 60 x 8 East Veil Nebula
 34 6960 Cyg SN 20 45.7 +30 43 -- 70 x 6 West Veil Nebula
 35 4889 Com E4G 13 00.1 +27 59 11.4 3 x 2 Brightest in cluster
 36 4559 Com ScG 12 36.0 +27 58 9.8 10 x 4  
 37 6885 Vul OC 20 12.0 +26 29 5.7 7  
 38 4565 Com SbG 12 36.3 +25 59 9.6 16 x 3  
 39 2392 Gem PN 07 29.2 +20 55 9.9 0.2/0.7 Eskimo Nebula
 40 3626 Leo SbG 11 20.1 +18 21 10.9 3 x 2  
 41 -- Tau OC 04 27.0 +16 00 1.0 330 Hyades
 42 7006 Del GC 21 01.5 +16 11 10.6 2.8 Very distant globular
 43 7814 Peg SbG 00 03.3 +16 09 10.5 6 x 2  
 44 7479 Peg SBbG 23 04.9 +12 19 11.0 4 x 3  
 45 5248 Boo ScG 13 37.5 +08 53 10.2 6 x 4  
 46 2261 Mon BN 06 39.2 +08 44 10.0 2 x 1 Hubble's Variable Neb.
 47 6934 Del GC 20 34.2 +07 24 8.9 5.9  
 48 2775 Can SaG 09 10.3 +07 02 10.3 4.5 x 3  
 49 2237
-9
Mon BN 06 32.3 +05 03 -- 80 x 60 Rosette Nebula
 50 2244 Mon OC 06 32.4 +04 52 4.8 24  
 51 IC
1613
Cet IG 01 04.8 +02 07 9.0 12 x 11  
 52 4697 Vir E4G 12 48.6 -05 48 9.3 6 x 3  
 53 3115 Sex E6G 10 05.2 -07 43 9.1 8 x 3 Spindle Galaxy
 54 2506 Mon OC 08 00.2 -10 47 7.6 7  
 55 7009 Aqr PN 21 04.2 -11 22 8.3 2.5/1 Saturn Nebula
 56 246 Cet PN 00 47.0 -11 53 8.0 3.8  
 57 6822 Sgr IG 19 44.9 -14 48 9.3 10 x 9 Barnard's Galaxy
 58 2360 CMa OC 07 17.8 -15 37 7.2 13  
 59 3242 Hya PN 10 24.8 -18 38 8.6 0.3/21 Ghost of Jupiter
 60 4038 Crv ScG 12 01.9 -18 52 11.3 2.6 x 1.8 The Antennae
 61 4039 Crv ScG 12 01.9 -18 53 13.0 3.2 x 2.2 The Antennae
 62 247 Cet SG 00 47.1 -20 46 8.9 20 x 7  
 63 7293 Aqr PN 22 29.6 -20 48 6.5 13 Helix Nebula
 64 2362 CMa OC 07 18.8 -24 57 4.1 8 Tau CMa Cluster
 65 253 Scl SG 00 47.6 -25 17 7.1 25 x 7 Sculptor Galaxy
 66 5694 Hya GC 14 39.6 -26 32 10.2 3.6  
 67 1097 For SBbG 02 46.3 -30 17 9.2 9 x 6  
 68 6729 CrA BN 19 01.9 -36 57 9.7 1.0 R CrA Nebula
 69 6302 Sco PN 17 13.7 -37 06 12.8 0.8 Bug Nebula
 70 300 Scl SdG 00 54.9 -37 41 8.1 20 x 13  
 71 2477 Pup OC 07 52.3 -38 33 5.8 27  
 72 55 Scl SBG 00 14.9 -39 11 8.2 32 x 6 Brightest in Scl Cluster
 73 1851 Col GC 05 14.1 -40 03 7.3 11  
 74 3132 Vel PN 10 07.7 -40 26 8.2 0.8  
 75 6124 Sco OC 16 25.6 -40 40 5.8 29  
 76 6231 Sco OC 16 54.0 -41 48 2.6 15  
 77 5128 Cen Peculiar
Galaxy
13 25.5 -43 01 7.0 18 x 14 Cen A radio source
 78 6541 CrA GC 18 08.0 -43 42 6.6 13  
 79 3201 Vel GC 10 17.6 -46 25 6.7 18  
 80 5139 Cen GC 13 26.8 -47 29 3.6 36 Omega Centauri
 81 6352 Ara GC 17 25.5 -48 25 8.1 7  
 82 6193 Ara OC 16 41.3 -48 46 5.2 15  
 83 4945 Cen SBcG 13 05.4 -49 28 9.5 20 x 4  
 84 5286 Cen GC 13 46.4 -51 22 7.6 9  
 85 IC
2391
Vel OC 08 40.2 -53 04 2.5 50 o (Omicron) Vel Cluster
 86 6397 Ara GC 17 40.7 -53 40 5.6 26  
 87 1261 Hor GC 03 12.3 -55 13 8.4 7  
 88 5823 Cir OC 15 05.7 -55 36 7.9 10  
 89 6087 Nor OC 16 18.9 -57 54 5.4 12 S Nor Cluster
 90 2867 Car PN 09 21.4 -58 19 9.7 0.2  
 91 3532 Car OC 11 06.4 -58 40 3.0 55  
 92 3372 Car BN 10 43.8 -59 52 6.2 120 x 120 Eta Carinae Nebula
 93 6752 Pav GC 19 10.9 -59 59 5.4 20  
 94 4755 Cru OC 12 53.6 -60 20 4.2 10 Jewel Box Cluster
 95 6025 TrA OC 16 03.7 -60 30 5.1 12  
 96 2516 Car OC 07 58.3 -60 52 3.8 30  
 97 3766 Cen OC 11 36.1 -61 37 5.3 12  
 98 4609 Cru OC 12 42.3 -62 58 6.9 5  
 99 -- Cru DN 12 53.0 -63 00 -- 400 x 300 Coal Sack
100 IC
2944
Cen OC 11 36.6 -63 02 4.5 15 - (Lambda) Cen Cluster
101 6744 Pav SBbG 19 09.8 -63 51 9.0 16 x 10  
102 IC
2602
Car OC 10 43.2 -64 24 1.9 50 ÷ (Theta) Car Cluster
103 2070 Dor BN 05 38.7 -69 06 1.0 40 x 25 Tarantula Neb. in LMC
104 362 Tuc GC 01 03.2 -70 51 6.6 13  
105 4833 Mus GC 12 59.6 -70 53 7.3 14  
106 104 Tuc GC 00 24.1 -72 05 4.0 31 47 Tucanae
107 6101 Aps GC 16 25.8 -72 12 9.3 11  
108 4372 Mus GC 12 25.8 -72 40 7.8 19  
109 3195 Cha PN 10 09.5 -80 52 -- 0.6  

Key to Object Types

BN = Bright nebula
GC = Globular cluster
OC = Open cluster
EG = Elliptical (type) galaxy
DN = Dark nebula
IG = Irregular galaxy
PN = Planetary nebula
SN = Supernova remnant
SG = Spiral (type) galaxy

 

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