DSO Calendar

 IDNamemmTypeVisibilityMag.Dir.RADEC
Simeis 57Propeller Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, SeptemberNorthEast20:16h43°
NGC 281Pacman Nebula400NebulaAugust, September, October, November7.3NorthEast00:53h56°
NGC7635Bubble Nebula400NebulaAugust, September, October, November10NorthEast23:21h61°
IC59 & IC63Ghost Nebula400NebulaAugust, September, October, November2.57NorthEast01:00h60°
NGC7293Helix Nebula400NebulaSeptember, October, November7.6South22:30h-20°
IC1805 / IC1848Heart / Soul Nebula / Persei Cluster50Nebula / Star ClusterSeptember, October, November, December6.5North02:45h60°
IC1848Soul Nebula400NebulaSeptember, October, November, December6.5North02:52h60°
IC1805Heart Nebula400NebulaSeptember, October, November, December6.5North02:34h61°
NGC884/869Persei Cluster400Star ClusterSeptember, October, November, DecemberNorth20:16h43°
M31Andromeda Galaxy400GalaxySeptember, October, November, December3.44NorthEast00:43h41°
M33Triangulum Galaxy400GalaxySeptember, October, November, December5.72NorthEast01:34h30°
M45Pleiades200NebulaOctober, November, December, January1.2East03:48h24°
M45Pleiades400NebulaOctober, November, December, January1.2East03:48h24°
B22Taurus Dark Cloud400NebulaOctober, November, December, JanuaryEast04:39h25°
NGC1499California Nebula400NebulaOctober, November, December, January6East04:04h36°
IC405 / IC410Flaming Star / Tadpole Nebula400NebulaOctober, November, December, January6East05:18h34°
IC405Flaming Star Nebula400NebulaOctober, November, December, January6East05:18h34°
IC342Galaxy400GalaxyOctober, November, December, January9.1NorthEast03:48h68°
IC443Jellyfish Nebula400NebulaNovember, December, January, February12East06:19h22°
M42 / M43Orion / Running Man Nebula400NebulaNovember, December, January, February4South05:36h-5°
IC434Horsehead Nebula400NebulaNovember, December, January, February7.3South05:41h-2°
NGC2238Rosette Nebula400NebulaNovember, December, January, February9South06:31h
NGC2174Monkey Head Nebula400NebulaDecember, January, February, March6.9East06:10h20°
M78Reflection Nebula400NebulaDecember, January, February, March8.3South05:47h
M81 / M82Bode's / Cigar Galaxy400GalaxyJanuary, February, March, April6.94North09:56h69°
M97 / M108Owl Nebula / Surfboard Galaxy400Galaxy / NebulaFebruary, March, April, May10.7NorthEast11:12h55°
M65 / M66 / NGC3628Leo Triplet400GalaxyFebruary, March, April, May8.92East11:19h13°
M84 / M86 / M87 / M88Markarian's Chain400GalaxyFebruary, March, April, May9East12:27h12°
M3Cluster400Star ClusterMarch, April, May, June6.2East13:42h28°
M51Whirlpool Galaxy400GalaxyMarch, April, May, June8.1NorthEast13:30h47°
M101Pinwheel Galaxy400GalaxyMarch, April, May, June7.86NorthEast14:03h54°
M63Sunflower Galaxy400GalaxyMarch, April, May, June8.59East13:16h42°
M13Hercules Cluster400Star ClusterApril, May, June, July5.8East16:42h36°
M92Cluster400Star ClusterMay, June, July, August6.4NorthEast17:17h43°
M57Ring Nebula400NebulaJune, July, August, September8.8NorthEast18:54h33°
M27Dumbbell Nebula400NebulaJune, July, August, September7.4East20:00h 22°
NGC7380Wizard Nebula400NebulaJune, July, August, September7.2NorthEast22:48h58°
IC1396Elephant's Trunk Nebula400NebulaJune, July, August, SeptemberNorthEast21:39h57°
SadrCygnus Region400NebulaJune, July, August, September8NorthEast20:22h40°
NGC6888Crescent Nebula400NebulaJune, July, August, September7.4NorthEast20:12h38°
NGC7000 / IC5070North America / Pelican Nebula200NebulaJune, July, August, September4NorthEast20:59h44°
NGC7000 / IC5070North America / Pelican Nebula400NebeulaJune, July, August, September4NorthEast20:59h44°
NGC7789Caroline's Rose Cluster400Star ClusterJune, July, August, September6.7NorthEast23:58h56°
Sh2-119Diffuse Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, OctoberNorthEast21:15h43°
NGC6992 / NGC6960Veil / Filamentary Nebula280NebulaJuly, August, September, October7East20:50h30°
NGC6992 / NGC6960Veil / Filamentary Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, October7East20:50h30°
Sh22-114Flying Dragon Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, OctoberNorthEast21:21h38°
Sh2-101Tulip Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, OctoberNorthEast20:00h35°
NGC7023Iris Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, October6.8North21:01h68°
NGC7822Diffuse Nebula400NebulaJuly, August, September, OctoberNorthEast00:02h67°

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