Some deep-sky object locations
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark Andrew Holmes
>Just east of Iota Arae in the flames of the Altar (?)
> Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
>About halfway between M-6 (the Butterfly Nebula) and D Ophiuchi (aka
> *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)
45 Ophiuchi), near the Ophiuchus border, just above the Scorpion's
>South of Gamma Cygni in the Swan's body.
> Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
>Just underneath Dorado the Mahimahi's head.
> S Doradus (in Nubecula Major aka the Large Magellanic
> Cloud; one of the intrinsically brightest stars known)
>Near 30 Vulpeculae in the Fox's tail.
> *TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
>South of Epsilon Cygni in the Swan's right wing.
> *Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)
>This is about a third of the way from Psi Hydrae to Beta Hydrae and
> EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
just north of the Centaurus border, in the Sea-Monster's tail.
> RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant with a neutronWest of Gamma Normae near the border with Ara; you might be able to
> star/X-ray source in it)
put this in the carpenter's square part of Norma, which represents a
level and square (carpenter's tools).
(I'm uploading this file to the Photos section along with some others
showing Ara and Dorado.)
>Just west of Mu Scorpii (in one of the Scorpion's left legs).
> *Water Fountain Nebula (IRAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)
Mark A. Holmes