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Messier 85


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Messier 85 (also known as M85 or NGC 4382 or PGC 40515 or ISD 0135852) is a lenticular galaxy, or elliptical galaxy for other authors, in the Coma Berenices constellation. It is 60 million light-years away, and it is estimated to be 125,000 light-years across.
It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. It is the northernmost outlier of the Virgo cluster discovered as of 2004.
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Messier 85

Messier 85

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 85 is a lenticular galaxy, or elliptical galaxy for other authors, in the Coma Berenices constellation. It is 60 million light-years away, and it is estimated to be 125,000 light-years across. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_85
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 541.20
Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy

Galaxy

  • Desc: The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224 and originally the Andromeda Nebula, is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andromeda_Galaxy
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 2.18

Orion Nebula

Nebula

  • Desc: The Orion Nebula is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Nebula
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.97
Messier 87

Messier 87

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 87 is a supergiant elliptical galaxy with about 1 trillion stars in the constellation Virgo. One of the most massive galaxies in the local universe, it has a large population of globular clusters—about 12,000 compared with the 150–200 orbiting the Milky Way—and a jet of energetic plasma that originates at the core and extends at least 1,500 parsecs, traveling at a relativistic speed.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_87
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.79
Mark Messier

Mark Messier

Ice hockey center

  • Desc: Mark John Douglas Messier OC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey center of the National Hockey League. He played a quarter of a century in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Messier
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.66
Messier 81

Messier 81

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 81 is a grand design spiral galaxy about 12 million light-years away, with a diameter of 90,000 light years, about half the size of the Milky Way, in the constellation Ursa Major.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_81
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.59
Ring Nebula

Ring Nebula

Nebula

  • Desc: The Ring Nebula is a planetary nebula in the northern constellation of Lyra. Such objects are formed when a shell of ionized gas is expelled into the surrounding interstellar medium by a star in the last stages of its evolution before becoming a white dwarf.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ring_Nebula
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.55
Pinwheel Galaxy

Pinwheel Galaxy

Galaxy

Messier 63

Messier 63

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 63 or M63, also known as NGC 5055 or the seldom-used Sunflower Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici with approximately 400 billion stars.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_63
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.46
Messier 82

Messier 82

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 82 is a starburst galaxy approximately 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. A member of the M81 Group, it is about five times more luminous than the whole Milky Way and has a center one hundred times more luminous than our galaxy's center.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_82
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.36
Messier 77

Messier 77

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 77 or M77, also known as NGC 1068, is a barred spiral galaxy about 47 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus. Messier 77 was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1780, who originally described it as a nebula. Méchain then communicated his discovery to Charles Messier, who subsequently listed the object in his catalog. Both Messier and William Herschel described this galaxy as a star cluster. Today, however, the object is known to be a galaxy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_77
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.35
Messier 106

Messier 106

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 106 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_106
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.34
Messier 86

Messier 86

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 86 is an elliptical or lenticular galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1781. M86 lies in the heart of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies and forms a most conspicuous group with another large galaxy known as Messier 84.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_86
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.32
Messier 74

Messier 74

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 74 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces. It is at a distance of about 32 million light-years away from Earth.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_74
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.32
Messier 78

Messier 78

Nebula

  • Desc: Messier 78 or M 78, also known as NGC 2068, is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1780 and included by Charles Messier in his catalog of comet-like objects that same year.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_78
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.31
Messier 94

Messier 94

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 94 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781, and catalogued by Charles Messier two days later.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_94
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.29

Safran Landing Systems

Company

Messier 32

Messier 32

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 32 is a dwarf "early-type" galaxy located about 2.65 million light-years from Earth, appearing in the constellation Andromeda. M32 is a satellite galaxy of the Andromeda Galaxy and was discovered by Guillaume Le Gentil in 1749. M32 measures 6.5 ± 0.2 thousand light-years in diameter at the widest point. The galaxy is a prototype of the relatively rare, compact elliptical galaxy class. Half the stars concentrate within an effective radius of only 100 parsecs.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_32
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.27
Messier 49

Messier 49

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 49 is an elliptical galaxy located about 56 million light-years away in the equatorial constellation of Virgo. This galaxy was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on February 16, 1777.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_49
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.26
Messier 58

Messier 58

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 58 is an intermediate barred spiral galaxy with a weak inner ring structure located within the constellation Virgo, approximately 68 million light-years away from Earth.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_58
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.25
Messier 83

Messier 83

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 83 or M83, also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy and NGC 5236, is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away in the constellation borders of Hydra and Centaurus.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_83
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.23
Messier 7

Messier 7

Nebula

  • Desc: Messier 7 or M7, also designated NGC 6475 and sometimes known as the Ptolemy Cluster, is an open cluster of stars in the constellation of Scorpius. The cluster is easily detectable with the naked eye, close to the "stinger" of Scorpius. With a declination of −34.8°, it is the southernmost Messier object.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_7
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.22
Messier 66

Messier 66

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 66 or M66, also known as NGC 3627, is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the equatorial constellation of Leo. It was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on March 1, 1780, who described it as "very long and very faint".
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_66
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.21
Messier 98

Messier 98

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 98, also known as M98 or NGC 4192, is an intermediate spiral galaxy located about 44.4 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices, about 6° to the east of the bright star Denebola.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_98
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.20
Messier 96

Messier 96

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 96 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 31 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by French astronomer Pierre Méchain on March 20, 1781.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_96
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.19

Messier 89

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 89 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It was discovered by Charles Messier on March 18, 1781. M89 is a member of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_89
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.18
Messier 110

Messier 110

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 110, or M110, also known as NGC 205, is a dwarf elliptical galaxy that is a satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy. Although Charles Messier never included the galaxy in his list, it was depicted by him, together with M32, on a drawing of the Andromeda Galaxy; a label on the drawing indicates that Messier first observed NGC 205 on August 10, 1773.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_110
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.18
Messier 43

Messier 43

Nebula

  • Desc: Messier 43 or M43, also known as De Mairan's Nebula and NGC 1982, is a star-forming nebula with a prominent H II region in the equatorial constellation of Orion.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_43
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.14
Messier 108

Messier 108

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 108 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781 or 1782. From the perspective of the Earth, this galaxy is seen almost edge-on.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_108
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.13
Messier 61

Messier 61

Galaxy

  • Desc: Messier 61 is an intermediate barred spiral galaxy in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. It was discovered by Barnaba Oriani on May 5, 1779. This was six days before Charles Messier observed the same galaxy, but had mistaken it as a comet.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_61
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 0.13
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