Deep Sky

Catalogs

Common Catalogs

Arp

Caldwell

Collinder (C)

Herschel (H)

Index Catalog (IC)

  • NGC/IC Project – collaborative effort between professional and amateur astronomers to correctly identify all of the original NGC and IC objects

Lund

Lynds (LDN)

Messier (M)

Minkowski

  • Minkowski 1 through 4 – on DeepSkyPedia site, observations completed by observers Ante Perković (AP), Vedran Vrhovac (VV), and astro-photographer André Hartmann.

New General Catalog (NGC)

  • NGC/IC Project – collaborative effort between professional and amateur astronomers to correctly identify all of the original NGC and IC objects

Perek-Kohoutek (PK)

Sharpless (Sh)

Uppsala General Catalog (UGC)

Open Clusters

Double Stars

  • The Washington Double Star Catalog – maintained by the United States Naval Observatory is the world’s principal database of astrometric double and multiple star information, by Brian D. Mason, Gary L. Wycoff, and William I. Hartkopf

Galaxies

Logbooks

Planetary Nebulae

Supernovae

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~ by Erika Rix on February 7, 2011.

2 Responses to “Deep Sky”

  1. Erika: Thanks for your comprehensive list. I might suggest that you properly credit Doug SNYDER (not ‘Small’) for the articles given last, on planetary nebulae. Thanks,
    Steve Waldee

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