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The New General Catalogue

The New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (NGC) is a catalog of astronomical deep-sky objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888. It contains 7840 objects. This is a selection of only a few of them.
NGC 329
a spiral galaxy in the constellation Whale
Image credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

NGC 488
a galaxy in the constellation Fishes
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

NGC 575
a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Fishes
Image credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

NGC 678
a galaxy in the constellation Ram
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

NGC 680
a galaxy in the constellation Ram
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

NGC 695
a galaxy in the constellation Ram
Image credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

NGC 772
a spiral galaxy in the constellation Ram
Image credit: Sid Leach/Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

NGC 774
a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Ram
Image credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

NGC 775
a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Furnace
Image credit: Donald Pelletier

NGC 1275
a galaxy in the constellation Perseus
Image credit: NASA, ESA and Andy Fabian (University of Cambridge, UK)

NGC 1376
a galaxy in the constellation River
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: R. Thompson (University of Arizona)

NGC 1792
a spiral galaxy in the constellation Dove
Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, J. Lee. Acknowledgement: Leo Shatz

NGC 2024 (Flame Nebula)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/K.Getman, E.Feigelson, M.Kuhn & the MYStIX team; Infrared:NASA/JPL-Caltech

NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).

NGC 2371
a planetary nebula in the constellation Twins
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

NGC 2392 (Lion Nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Twins
Image credit: NASA, ESA, Andrew Fruchter (STScI), and the ERO team (STScI + ST-ECF)

NGC 2440
a planetary nebula in the constellation Poop Deck
Image credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)

NGC 2525
a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Poop Deck
Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Riess and the SH0ES team. Acknowledgment: Mahdi Zamani

NGC 2818
an open star cluster in the constellation Compass
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

NGC 2899
a planetary nebula in the constellation Sails
Image credit: ESO

NGC 3254
a spiral galaxy in the constellation Smaller Lion
Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Riess et al.

NGC 3324
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Ship keel
Image credit: ESO

NGC 3372 (Great Carina Nebula)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Ship keel
Image credit: Harel Boren

NGC 5189
a planetary nebula in the constellation Fly
Image credit: NASA, ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), and M. Meixner, P. McCullough, and G. Bacon ( Space Telescope Science Institute)

NGC 5793
a galaxy in the constellation Scales
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and E. Perlman (Florida Institute of Technology)

NGC 6302 (Butterfly nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpion
Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

NGC 6397
a globular star cluster in the constellation Altar
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).

NGC 6543 (Cat's Eye Nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Dragon
Image credit: Nordic Optical Telescope and Romano Corradi (Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Spain)

NGC 7293 (Helix nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Water Carrier
Image credit: NASA, ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), and M. Meixner, P. McCullough, and G. Bacon ( Space Telescope Science Institute)

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