List of galaxies


List of galaxies

This is a list of notable galaxies.

List

* 4C 37.11
* Abell 1835 IR1916
* AM 0644-741
* Andromeda Galaxy (M31/NGC 224)
* Andromeda I
* Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038/NGC 4039)
* Aquarius Dwarf
* Arp 299 - pair of colliding galaxies; has six recorded supernovae (in total). This is composed of IC 694 and NGC 3690.
* Baby Boom Galaxy
* Black Eye Galaxy (M64/NGC 4826)
* Bode's Galaxy (M81/NGC 3031)
* Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy
* Carina Dwarf
* Centaurus A Galaxy
* Cigar Galaxy (M82/NGC 3034)
* Circinus Galaxy
* Comet Galaxy
* Draco Dwarf
* Dwingeloo 1
* Dwingeloo 2
* Eyes Galaxies (NGC 4435-4438)
* Fornax Dwarf
* Hoag's object (a ring galaxy)
* Huchra's Lens
* HVC 127-41-330
* IC 10
* IC 342
* IC 1613
* IOK-1 - Farthest galaxy ever observed. (formed 750 million years after the Big Bang)
* Large Magellanic Cloud
* Leo I (dwarf galaxy)
* LGS 3
* M32 (NGC 221)
* M49
* M58
* M59
* M60
* M61
* M65
* M66
* M74 (NGC 628)
* M77
* M84
* M85
* M86
* M87
* M88
* M89
* M90
* M91
* M94
* M95
* M96
* M98
* M99
* M100 (NGC 4321)
* M105
* M106
* M108
* M109
* M110 (NGC 205)
* Maffei I
* Maffei II
* Mice Galaxies
* Milky Way Galaxy - home galaxy of Earth, satellites
* NGC 1
* NGC 55
* NGC 147
* NGC 185
* NGC 300
* NGC 404
* NGC 891
* NGC 1055 - a galaxy near M77
* NGC 1087 - a short-barred (i.e. it has a short bar) galaxy
* NGC 1260
* NGC 1275
* NGC 1300
* NGC 1316 (Fornax A Galaxy)
* NGC 1365
* NGC 1532
* NGC 1569
* NGC 1672 - a galaxy similar to NGC 1300
* NGC 1705
* NGC 2207 and IC 2163 - pair of colliding galaxies.
* NGC 2403
* NGC 2770 'Supernova Factory' the location of three supernovas since 1999
* NGC 2812
* NGC 2841
* NGC 2976
* NGC 3077
* NGC 3079
* NGC 3109
* NGC 3184
* NGC 3226
* NGC 3227
* NGC 3310
* NGC 3314 - a galaxy overlapping another galaxy, thus constituting a galactic pair (i.e. the two are listed as a single object).
* NGC 3370
* NGC 3384
* NGC 3628
* NGC 3949 - part of M109 group
* NGC 3953 - part of M109 group
* NGC 3982 - part of M109 group
* NGC 4013
* NGC 4314
* NGC 4395
* NGC 4414
* NGC 4555 - an isolated elliptical galaxy.
* NGC 4565
* NGC 4567 and NGC 4568 - also known as "Siamese Twins" or the Butterfly Galaxies.
* NGC 4618/NGC 4625 - interacting galaxies, with each being asymmetric and having one spiral arm.
* NGC 4881
* NGC 4945
* NGC 5033
* NGC 5078
* NGC 5090 and NGC 5091 - pair of colliding galaxies.
* NGC 5195
* NGC 6240
* NGC 6822 (Barnards galaxy)
* NGC 7331
* NGC 7742
* Pegasus Dwarf
* Phoenix Dwarf
* Pinwheel Galaxy (M101/NGC 5457)
* RXJ1242-11
* Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy
* Sculptor Dwarf
* Sculptor Galaxy
* Sextans A
* Sextans Dwarf
* Small Magellanic Cloud
* Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
* Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83/NGC 5236)
* Spindle Galaxy
** Spindle Galaxy in Draco (NGC 5866, possibly M102)
** Spindle Galaxy in Sextans (NGC 3115)
* Spiral Galaxy ESO 269-57
* Sunflower Galaxy (M63)
* Triangulum Galaxy (M33/NGC 598)
* Tucana Dwarf
* UGC 5675
* Ursa Major I Dwarf
* Ursa Major II Dwarf
* Ursa Minor Dwarf
* VIRGOHI21
* Virgo Stellar Stream
* Whirlpool Galaxy (M51/NGC 5194)
* Willman 1
* Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte (WLM)
* I Zwicky 18
* ZW II 96

List of galaxies

* Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy is not listed, because it is not discernible as being a separate galaxy in the sky.

Firsts

Brightness and power

Lists of galaxies

* Local Group
* List of nearest galaxies
* List of polar-ring galaxies
* List of spiral galaxies
* List of quasars

Citations

External links

* Wolfram Research: Scientific Astronomer Documentation - [http://documents.wolfram.com/applications/astronomer/Atlas/BrightestGalaxies.html Brightest Galaxies]
* 1956 Catalogue of Galaxy Redshifts: [http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1956AJ.....61...97H Redshifts and magnitudes of extragalactic nebulae] by Milton L. Humason, Nicholas U. Mayall, Allan Sandage
* 1936 Catalogue of Galaxy Redshifts: [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1936ApJ....83...10H The Apparent Radial Velocities of 100 Extra-Galactic Nebulae] by Milton L. Humason
* 1925 Catalogue of Galaxy Redshifts: [ ] by Vesto Slipher
* (1917) First Catalogue of Galaxy Redshifts: [http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu//full/1917PAPhS..56..403S/0000405.000.html Nebulae] by Vesto Slipher

See also

* Galaxy
* Milky Way Galaxy
* Local Group
* Galaxy groups and clusters
** List of galaxy clusters
* Local Supercluster
* Supercluster
** List of galaxy superclusters


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