Non-Messier NGC, IC, and other objects in this database

Due to their relevance either in astronomical history, as observing objects, or other, we have included descriptions and/or pictures of some non-Messier objects in this database, most of which are listed in Dreyer's NGC or IC catalogs, but we have also some which are not. We list them here for reference. Some links occur several times as they show or describe more than one object.

Note: J.L.E. Dreyer's catalogs are:

Also look at a list of these objects sorted by type.

  • Links to more NGC (and IC) stuff

    NGC Objects:

    IC Objetcs: Other objects: Also look at our Messier object index

    Hartmut Frommert (
    Christine Kronberg (

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