List of celestial bodies by galactic coordinate system

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This is a partial list of objects (that have their own article on Wikipedia) and their coordinates using the galactic coordinate system.

1st galactic quadrant (0° ≤ ℓ ≤ 90°)[edit]

Name Description Longitude (° ℓ) Latitude (° b)
Lagoon Nebula 6.09 -1.29
Trifid Nebula [1] 7.00 -0.20
Omega Nebula [2] 15.10 -0.70
Eagle Nebula [3] 16.80 0.75
W50 a 120,000 solar mass supernova remnant, and includes the exotic SS 433 system[4] 39.70 -2.24
Wolf–Rayet nebula surrounds WR 124, a Wolf–Rayet star[5] 50.20 3.30
Tulip Nebula [6] 71.60 2.80
Cygnus Loop a supernova remnant[7] 74.10 -8.30
Crescent Nebula a nebula surrounding WR 136[8] 75.45 2.43
Gamma Cygni located in the constellation Cygnus[9] 78.18 1.80

2nd galactic quadrant (90° ≤ ℓ ≤ 180°)[edit]

Name Description Longitude (° ℓ) Latitude (° b)
2 Ursae Minoris [10] 121.40 25.35
h and Chi Persei double cluster [11] 134.63(h) -3.74(h)
Maffei 2 a galaxy[12] 136.49 -0.32


3rd galactic quadrant (180° ≤ ℓ ≤ 270°)[edit]

Name Description Longitude (° ℓ) Latitude (° b)
Crab Nebula a supernova remnant[13] 184.60 -5.80
Rosette Nebula considered one of the most beautiful sights in the Milky Way[14] 206.30 -2.11
Gum Nebula [15] 255.00 -2.00


4th galactic quadrant (270° ≤ ℓ ≤ 360°)[edit]

Name Description Longitude (° ℓ) Latitude (° b)
Carina Nebula some of the brightest known stars in the Milky Way are found here as well as the Keyhole Nebula[16] 287.61 -0.85
Proxima Centauri [17] 313.9399 -01.9271
Bug Nebula [18] 349.70 0.80
Cat's Paw Nebula [19] 351.23 0.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=22217&t=hii&s=4_p34.0xp50.5&name=S30
  2. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=22235&t=hii&s=4_p35.0xp44.5&name=S45
  3. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21411&t=hii&s=4_p35.0xp43.5&name=S49
  4. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=24165&t=co&s=4_p40.5xp42.5&name=W50
  5. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=27333&t=hii&s=4_p63.0xp57.5&name=S80
  6. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=22214&t=hii&s=4_p48.0xp37.0&name=S101
  7. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=27119&t=hii&s=4_p34.0xp32.5&name=S103
  8. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21434&t=hii&s=4_p39.0xp33.5&name=S105
  9. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21431&t=hii&s=4_p40.5xp33.5&name=S108
  10. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21441&t=hii&s=4_p32.5xp31.0&name=S178
  11. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=18259&t=cl&s=4_p41.0xp22.5&name=NGC%20869
  12. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21460&t=hii&s=None&name=S197
  13. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=27124&t=hii&s=4_p30.5xp19.5&name=S244
  14. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21611&t=hii&s=4_p27.0xp22.5&name=S275
  15. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=27340&t=hii&s=4_p29.5xp31.5&name=Gum%2012
  16. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=25204&t=hii&s=4_p15.0xp36.5&name=Gum%2033
  17. ^ http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=V*%20V645%20Cen
  18. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=27117&t=hii&s=4_p30.5xp37.0&name=S6
  19. ^ http://galaxymap.org/cgi-bin/details.py?id=21423&t=hii&s=4_p30.0xp42.5&name=S8

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