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Messier objects
« on: March 19, 2009, 09:18:00 pm »
Shouldn't we have a thread for those? Or is there one already? I imagine all the Messiers visible in the SDSS have already been posted somewhere but it would be nice to have them in one place. I'll start out with glorious M86:

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 09:25:47 pm »
...and right next door: M84. Note all the globular clusters.

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2009, 10:06:22 pm »
DATUM : the position of last known contact!

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 10:09:16 pm »
You have found a really stunning galaxy there Gary!!! :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2009, 12:50:29 am »

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2009, 05:26:50 pm »
Remembered this!

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2009, 06:59:51 pm »
Remembered this!

Ah yes !! Great work by vppmhjeeyysr....
Merge these two threads ?? What do our dear moderators think ??

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2009, 12:00:49 pm »
Remembered this!

Ah yes !! Great work by vppmhjeeyysr....
Merge these two threads ?? What do our dear moderators think ??


I had a look . . . it seems like that is the ultimate collection and should go up in the Astronomy Board . . . while this is to post them as we find them . . . anyone else? ;D

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2009, 12:01:48 pm »
In the meantime, M105 just came up while classifying :o


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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2009, 06:44:32 pm »


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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2009, 10:42:24 pm »
OK then - before anyone else posts it here's M100. ;D ;)

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DATUM : the position of last known contact!

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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2011, 05:26:56 pm »
Messier 104 ; M 104 -- LINER-type Active Galaxy Nucleus
NGC 4594  ; SOMBRERO Galaxy
Other object types:   Rad, AGN, X
Galaxy Morphology:  SA(s)a edge-on
Activity Type:             unobscured Seyfert 2 
Classifications :         SA(s)a;LINER   Sy1.9
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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2011, 05:47:39 pm »
Messier 77 ; MESSIER 077 ; M 77 -- Seyfert 2 Galaxy
NGC 1068 ; UGC 2188 ; UGC 02188
Other object types:  Rad, X, AGN, IR
Galaxy Morphology: (R)SA(rs)b
Radio Morphology:   radio jet 
Activity Type:           Sy 2
1237666407923318886 SDSS J024240.74-000047.5
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Re: Messier objects
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2011, 07:57:20 am »
Messier 60 ; M 60 ; MESSIER 060  -- Galaxy in Pair of Galaxies  / z(~) 0.00369
NGC 4649 ; UGC 7898 ; UGC 07898
Classifications: E2                 
1237661948646457368 SDSS J124339.16+113258.5
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overlap background NGC 4647  -- HII Galaxy / z(~) 0.00473
1237661948646457378 SDSS J124332.49+113456.8
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