Astronomy Picture of the Day
Index - Messier Objects

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In the 1700s, Charles Messier created a list of bright and interesting sky objects. Those Messier objects that have appeared on APOD and are linked below. Many Messier objects have not appeared on APOD, however, and so submissions of good color pictures of them are welcomed.

M12 M19
M26 M29 M30
M35 M36 M37 M38 M40
M41 M47 M48 M49
M52 M53 M55 M56 M58 M59 M60
M62 M63 M67 M68
M71 M72 M73 M75 M76 M78 M79
M85 M88 M89
M91 M92 M93 M95 M96 M97 M98 M99
M102 M103 M105 M107 M108 M109

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