111 Deep-sky wonders for Light-Polluted Skies

All credits for data goes to James Mullaney and Sky & Telescope

Object Const. Type RA Dec. Mag(s). SA 2000.0
M31 Andromeda Galaxy 0h 42.7m +41° 16' 3.5 4
NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy 0h 47.6m -25° 17' 7.1 18
η Cassiopeiae Cassiopeia Double star 0h 49.1m +57° 49' 3.5, 7.2 1
γ Ari Aries Double star 1h 53.5m +19° 18' 3.9, 3.9 4
γ Andromedae Andromeda Double star 2h 03.9m +42° 20' 2.1, 4.8 4
NGC 869/884 Perseus Open cluster 2h 21.0m +57° 08' 4.3, 4.4 1
ι Cassiopeiae Cassiopeia Multiple Star 2h 29.1m +67° 24' 4.5, 6.9 1
M34 Perseus Open cluster 2h 42.1m +42° 45' 5.2 4
θ Eridani Eridanus Double star 2h 58.3m -40° 18' 3.2, 4.1 18
M45 (Pleiades) Taurus Open cluster 3h 47.0m +24° 07' 1.5 4
32 Eridani Eridanus Double star 3h 54.3m -2° 57' 4.7, 5.9 11
Hyades Taurus Open cluster 4h 20m +16° 11
Aldebaran Taurus Star 4h 36.1m +16° 31' 0.9 11
R Leporis Lepus Star 4h 59.6m -14° 48' 8.1 11
Rigel Orion Double star 5h 14.7m -8° 12' 0.1, 6.8 11
Capella Auriga Star 5h 16.9m +46° 00' 0.1 5
M1 Taurus Nebula 5h 34.5m +22° 01' 8.4 5
M42 Orion Nebula 5h 35.4m -5° 27' 3.7 11
σ Orionis Orion Multiple Star 5h 38.7m -2° 36' 3.7, 6.3, 6.7, 8.8 11
h 3780 Lepus Multiple Star 5h 39.3m -17° 51' 6.4, 7.7, 8.2, 8.9, 9.5 11
γ Leporis Lepus Double star 5h 44.5m -22° 27' 3.6, 6.3 19
M37 Auriga Open cluster 5h 52.3m +32° 33' 5.6 5
Betelgeuse Orion Star 5h 55.3m +7° 24' 0.5 11
M35 Gemini Open cluster 6h 08.9m +24° 21' 5.1 5
β Monocerotis Monoceros Multiple Star 6h 28.8m -7° 02' 4.7, 5.2, 6.2 11
Sirius Canis Major Star 6h 45.3m -16° 43' -1.4 12
M41 Canis Major Open cluster 6h 46.0m -20° 45' 4.5 19
12 Lyncis Lynx Multiple Star 6h 46.2m +59° 27' 5.4, 6.0, 7.3 1
145 Canis Majoris Canis Major Double star 7h 16.6m -23° 19' 4.8, 6.0 19
NGC 2392 Gemini Planetary nebula 7h 29.2m +20° 55' 9.2 5
Castor Gemini Double star 7h 34.6m +31° 53' 2.0, 2.9 5
κ Puppis Puppis Double star 7h 38.8m -26° 48' 3.8, 4.0 19
ζ Cancri Cancer Multiple Star 8h 12.2m +17° 39' 5.6, 6.0, 6.3 12
M44 Cancer Open cluster 8h 40.4m +19° 40' 3.1 6
ι Cancri Cancer Double star 8h 46.7m +28° 46' 4.0, 6.6 6
M67 Cancer Open cluster 8h 51.4m +11° 49' 6.9 12
NGC 2903 Leo Galaxy 9h 32.2m +21° 30' 9 6
M81 Ursa Major Galaxy 9h 55.6m +69° 04' 6.9 2
M82 Ursa Major Galaxy 9h 55.8m +69° 41' 8.4 2
γ Leonis Leo Double star 10h 20.0m +19° 51' 2.6, 3.8 6
NGC 3242 Hydra Planetary nebula 10h 24.8m -18° 38' 7.8 20
M95 Leo Galaxy 10h 44.0m +11° 42' 9.7 13
M96 Leo Galaxy 10h 46.8m +11° 49' 9.2 13
M105 Leo Galaxy 10h 47.8m +12° 35' 9.3 13
54 Leonis Leo Double star 10h 55.6m +24° 45' 4.3, 6.3 6
ξ Uma Ursa Major Double star 11h 18.2m +31° 32' 4.3, 4.8 6
M65 Leo Galaxy 11h 18.9m +13° 05' 9.3 13
M66 Leo Galaxy 11h 20.2m +12° 59' 9 13
NGC 3628 Leo Galaxy 11h 20.3m +13° 36' 9.5 13
3C 273 Virgo Quasar 12h 29.1m +2° 03' 12.7 14
M49 Virgo Galaxy 12h 29.8m +8° 00' 8.4 13
M87 Virgo Galaxy 12h 30.8m +12° 24' 8.6 14
24 Comae Berenices Coma Berenices Double star 12h 35.1m +18° 23' 5.1, 6.3 14
M104 Virgo Galaxy 12h 40.0m -11° 37' 8 14
γ Virginis Virgo Double star 12h 41.7m -1° 27' 3.4, 3.5 14
Y Canum Venaticorum Canes Venatici Star 12h 45.1m +45° 26' 5.2 7
M94 Canes Venatici Galaxy 12h 50.9m +41° 07' 8.2 7
α Canum Venaticorum Canes Venatici Double star 12h 56.0m +38° 19' 2.9, 5.6 7
M64 Coma Berenices Galaxy 12h 56.7m +21° 41' 8.5 7
Mizar Ursa Major Double star 13h 23.9m +54° 56' 2.2, 3.9 2
Spica Virgo Star 13h 25.3m -11° 10' 1 14
NGC 5128 Centaurus Galaxy 13h 25.5m -43° 01' 7 21
ω Centauri Centaurus Globular cluster 13h 26.8m -47° 29' 3.7 21
M51 Canes Venatici Galaxy 13h 29.9m +47° 12' 8.4 7
M83 Hydra Galaxy 13h 37.0m -29° 52' 7.5 21
M3 Canes Venatici Globular cluster 13h 42.2m +28° 23' 6.3 7
Arcturus Boötes Star 14h 15.9m +19° 11' -0.1 7
ε Boötis Boötes Double star 14h 45.0m +27° 04' 2.3, 4.5 7
M5 Serpens (Caput) Globular cluster 15h 18.6m +2° 05' 5.7 14
μ Boötis Boötes Multiple Star 15h 24.5m +37° 23' 4.3, 7.0, 7.6 7
ζ Coronae Borealis Corona Borealis Double star 15h 39.4m +36° 38' 5.0, 6.0 7
ξ Scorpii Scorpius Double star 16h 04.4m -11° 22' 4.8, 7.3 15
β Scorpii Scorpius Double star 16h 05.4m -19° 48' 2.6, 4.9 22
ν Scorpii (AB) Scorpius Multiple Star 16h 12.0m -19° 28' 4.4, 5.4 22
ν Scorpii (CD) 6.7, 7.8
M4 Scorpius Globular cluster 16h 23.6m -26° 32' 5.4 22
Antares Scorpius Star 16h 29.6m -26° 27' 1.1 22
M13 Hercules Globular cluster 16h 41.7m +36° 28' 5.8 8
α Herculis Hercules Double star 17h 14.6m +14° 23' 3.5, 5.4 15
M92 Hercules Globular cluster 17h 17.1m +43° 08' 6.5 8
ν Draconis Draco Double star 17h 32.2m +55° 11' 4.9, 4.9 3
M6 Scorpius Open cluster 17h 40.3m -32° 16' 4.2 22
M7 Scorpius Open cluster 17h 53.8m -34° 47' 3.3 22
M23 Sagittarius Open cluster 17h 56.9m -19° 01' 5.5 22
NGC 6543 Draco Planetary nebula 17h 58.6m +66° 38' 8.1 3
95 Herculis Hercules Double star 18h 01.5m +21° 36' 5.0, 5.2 8
M8 Sagittarius Nebula 18h 03.8m -24° 23' 4.6 22
70 Ophiuchi Ophiuchus Double star 18h 05.5m +2° 30' 4.0, 6.0 15
M24 Sagittarius Starcloud 18h 17.4m -18° 36' 4.6 15
M17 Sagittarius Nebula 18h 21.1m -16° 11' 6 15
M22 Sagittarius Globular cluster 18h 36.4m -23° 54' 5.2 22
Vega Lyra Star 18h 37.0m +38° 47' 0 8
ε Lyrae (AB) Lyra Multiple Star 18h 44.3m +39° 40' 5.0, 6.1 8
ε Lyrae (CD) 5.2, 5.5
M11 Scutum Open cluster 18h 51.1m -6° 16' 5.8 16
M57 Lyra Planetary nebula 18h 53.6m +33° 02' 8.8 8
θ Serpentis Serpens Double star 18h 56.2m +4° 12' 4.6, 5.0 16
Albireo Cygnus Double star 19h 30.7m +27° 58' 3.1, 5.1 8
M55 Sagittarius Globular cluster 19h 40.0m -30° 58' 6.3 22
M71 Sagitta Globular cluster 19h 53.8m +18° 47' 8.4 8
M27 Vulpecula Planetary nebula 19h 59.6m +22° 43' 7.3 8
ο1 Cygni Cygnus Multiple Star 20h 13.6m +46° 44' 3.8, 4.8, 7.0 9
α Capricorni Capricornus Double star 20h 18.1m -12° 33' 3.6, 4.2 16
γ Delphini Delphinus Double star 20h 46.7m +16° 07' 4.3, 5.1 16
NGC 7009 Aquarius Planetary nebula 21h 04.2m -11° 22' 8 16
61 Cygni Cygnus Double star 21h 06.9m +38° 45' 5.2, 6.0 9
M15 Pegasus Globular cluster 21h 30.0m +12° 10' 6.3 16
M2 Aquarius Globular cluster 21h 33.5m -0° 49' 6.6 17
μ Cephei Cepheus Star 21h 43.5m +58° 47' 4 3
ζ Aqr Aquarius Double star 22h 28.8m -0° 01' 4.3, 4.5 17
δ Cephei Cepheus Double star 22h 29.2m +58° 25' 4.1, 6.3 3
NGC 7662 Andromeda Planetary nebula 23h 25.9m +42° 33' 8.3 9
σ Cassiopeiae Cassiopeia Double star 23h 59.0m +55° 45' 5.0, 7.1 3