The Brightest Galaxies in the Sky

Name Constellation Magnitude
Name Constellation Magnitude
1 Large Magellanic Cloud Dorado 0.9
2 NGC 1990 Orion 1.7
3 NGC 292 Tucana 2.2
4 Small Magellanic Cloud Tucana 2.7
5 NGC 2451 Puppis 2.8
6 M31 Andromeda 3.4
7 IC 1396 Cepheus 3.5
8 IC 4592 Scorpius 3.9
9 NGC 2232 Monoceros 4.2
10 IC 2944 Centaurus 4.5
11 IC 4605 Scorpius 4.7
12 NGC 2244 Monoceros 4.8
13 NGC 1499 Perseus 5.0
14 IC 4604 Ophiuchus 5.1
15 NGC 6383 Scorpius 5.5
16 NGC 7686 Andromeda 5.6
17 NGC 6885 Vulpecula 5.7
18 M33 Triangulum 5.7
19 NGC 1788 Orion 5.8
20 NGC 2238 Monoceros 6.0
21 NGC 6605 Serpens Cauda 6.0
22 NGC 7000 Cygnus 6.0
23 IC 405 Auriga 6.0
24 IC 4703 Serpens Cauda 6.0
25 IC 1287 Scutum 6.1
26 NGC 3372 Carina 6.2
27 NGC 7293 Aquarius 6.5
28 NGC 6169 Norma 6.6
29 NGC 3148 Ursa Major 6.6
30 NGC 6164 Norma 6.7
31 NGC 6165 Norma 6.7
32 NGC 7023 Cepheus 6.8
33 M81 Ursa Major 6.9
34 NGC 1807 Taurus 7.0
35 NGC 1857 Auriga 7.0
36 NGC 1973 Orion 7.0
37 NGC 1975 Orion 7.0
38 NGC 5128 Centaurus 7.0
39 NGC 6595 Sagittarius 7.0
40 NGC 6960 Cygnus 7.0
41 NGC 6992 Cygnus 7.0
42 NGC 6995 Cygnus 7.0
43 NGC 7635 Cassiopeia 7.0
44 IC 444 Gemini 7.0
45 NGC 253 Sculptor 7.1
46 NGC 2384 Canis Major 7.4
47 NGC 6888 Cygnus 7.5
48 M83 Hydra 7.5
49 NGC 3247 Carina 7.6
50 IC 1284 Sagittarius 7.7
51 NGC 6664 Scutum 7.8
52 M101 Ursa Major 7.9
53 M104 Virgo 8.0
54 NGC 246 Cetus 8.0
55 NGC 2071 Orion 8.0
56 NGC 6647 Sagittarius 8.0
57 IC 5070 Cygnus 8.0
58 M110 Andromeda 8.1
59 M32 Andromeda 8.1
60 NGC 300 Sculptor 8.1
61 NGC 55 Sculptor 8.2
62 NGC 3132 Vela 8.2
63 NGC 1968 Dorado 8.2
64 M94 Canes Venatici 8.2
65 NGC 7009 Aquarius 8.3
66 M51 Canes Venatici 8.4
67 NGC 2055 Dorado 8.4
68 NGC 3918 Centaurus 8.4
69 NGC 5925 Norma 8.4
70 IC 2157 Gemini 8.4
71 M82 Ursa Major 8.4
72 M106 Canes Venatici 8.4
73 NGC 1291 Eridanus 8.5
74 NGC 2074 Dorado 8.5
75 NGC 2247 Monoceros 8.5
76 NGC 2331 Gemini 8.5
77 M64 Coma Berenices 8.5
78 NGC 1316 Fornax 8.5
79 M63 Canes Venatici 8.6
80 NGC 3242 Hydra 8.6
81 M87 Virgo 8.6
82 M60 Virgo 8.8
83 NGC 6543 Draco 8.8
84 M77 Cetus 8.9
85 NGC 1955 Dorado 8.9
86 M73 Aquarius 8.9
87 M86 Virgo 8.9
88 NGC 247 Cetus 8.9
89 NGC 956 Andromeda 8.9
90 NGC 2250 Monoceros 8.9
91 NGC 2403 Camelopardalis 8.9
92 M66 Leo 8.9
93 NGC 2014 Dorado 9.0
94 NGC 2182 Monoceros 9.0
95 NGC 3402 Hydra 9.0
96 NGC 6572 Ophiuchus 9.0
97 NGC 6744 Pavo 9.0
98 IC 1613 Cetus 9.0
99 NGC 3521 Leo 9.0
100 Fornax Fornax 9.0
101 NGC 2903 Leo 9.1
102 NGC 3115 Sextans 9.1
103 NGC 7172 Piscis Austrinus 9.1
104 M85 Coma Berenices 9.2
105 NGC 185 Cassiopeia 9.2
106 NGC 1097 Fornax 9.2
107 NGC 7662 Andromeda 9.2
108 IC 127 Cetus 9.2
109 IC 342 Camelopardalis 9.2
110 IC 4637 Scorpius 9.2
111 IC 4820 Pavo 9.2
112 NGC 2841 Ursa Major 9.2
113 NGC 6868 Telescopium 9.2
114 M96 Leo 9.2
115 NGC 2050 Dorado 9.2
116 NGC 7793 Sculptor 9.3
117 M65 Leo 9.3
118 NGC 147 Cassiopeia 9.3
119 NGC 4631 Canes Venatici 9.3
120 NGC 4697 Virgo 9.3
121 NGC 6822 Sagittarius 9.3
122 M100 Coma Berenices 9.3
123 NGC 1023 Perseus 9.3
124 NGC 1747 Dorado 9.4
125 NGC 1553 Dorado 9.4
126 NGC 1763 Dorado 9.4
127 NGC 4230 Centaurus 9.4
128 NGC 4449 Canes Venatici 9.4
129 NGC 2997 Antlia 9.4
130 M74 Pisces 9.5
131 NGC 3628 Leo 9.5
132 NGC 1999 Orion 9.5
133 NGC 4945 Centaurus 9.5
134 NGC 5353 Canes Venatici 9.5
135 NGC 7331 Pegasus 9.5
136 IC 10 Cassiopeia 9.5
137 M90 Virgo 9.5
138 NGC 5195 Canes Venatici 9.6
139 NGC 3621 Hydra 9.6
140 NGC 2042 Dorado 9.6
141 NGC 1399 Fornax 9.6
142 NGC 2060 Dorado 9.6
143 NGC 1360 Fornax 9.6
144 NGC 1535 Eridanus 9.6
145 NGC 2100 Dorado 9.6
146 NGC 4526 Virgo 9.6
147 NGC 4565 Coma Berenices 9.6
148 NGC 4699 Virgo 9.6
149 NGC 1365 Fornax 9.6
150 NGC 1910 Dorado 9.7
151 NGC 5102 Centaurus 9.7
152 M58 Virgo 9.7
153 NGC 1407 Eridanus 9.7
154 NGC 1672 Dorado 9.7
155 NGC 1398 Fornax 9.7
156 NGC 2867 Carina 9.7
157 NGC 4236 Draco 9.7
158 NGC 6729 Corona Australis 9.7
159 NGC 6946 Cygnus 9.7
160 NGC 7296 Lacerta 9.7
161 IC 4776 Sagittarius 9.7
162 NGC 4125 Draco 9.7
163 M95 Leo 9.7
164 NGC 1566 Dorado 9.7
165 NGC 1848 Mensa 9.7
166 NGC 4494 Coma Berenices 9.7
167 M89 Virgo 9.8
168 M105 Leo 9.8
169 NGC 1549 Dorado 9.8
170 NGC 2683 Lynx 9.8
171 NGC 4490 Canes Venatici 9.8
172 M59 Virgo 9.8
173 M109 Ursa Major 9.8
174 NGC 2004 Dorado 9.8
175 NGC 3184 Ursa Major 9.8
176 NGC 3923 Hydra 9.8
177 NGC 4535 Virgo 9.8
178 NGC 4559 Coma Berenices 9.8
179 NGC 5005 Canes Venatici 9.8
180 NGC 6590 Sagittarius 9.8
181 NGC 6826 Cygnus 9.8
182 IC 1297 Corona Australis 9.8
183 NGC 1755 Dorado 9.8
184 NGC 3344 Leo Minor 9.9
185 M99 Coma Berenices 9.9
186 NGC 1232 Eridanus 9.9
187 NGC 2768 Ursa Major 9.9
188 NGC 1858 Dorado 9.9
189 NGC 5866 Draco 9.9
190 NGC 891 Andromeda 9.9
191 NGC 2392 Gemini 9.9
192 NGC 4169 Coma Berenices 9.9
193 NGC 6818 Sagittarius 9.9
194 NGC 4214 Canes Venatici 9.9
195 NGC 1761 Dorado 9.9
196 NGC 1808 Columba 9.9
197 NGC 4753 Virgo 9.9
198 NGC 1555 Taurus 10.0
199 NGC 1433 Horologium 10.0
200 NGC 1984 Dorado 10.0

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