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Deep sky objects in Vela - Full list

The table below is a complete list of all the 44 deep sky objects belonging to the Messier, New General Catalogue (NGC) and Index Catalogue (IC) catalogues that are present in the Vela constellation. Click on each row to view the object complete details.

Name Type Magnitude (B)
IC 2391 (Omicron Velae Cluster) Open Cluster 2.5 (V)
IC 2395 Open Cluster 4.6 (V)
NGC 2547 Open Cluster 4.7 (V)
NGC 3228 Open Cluster 6 (V)
NGC 2669 Open Cluster 6.1 (V)
NGC 2910 Open Cluster 7.2 (V)
NGC 2645 Open Cluster 7.32 (V)
NGC 3330 Open Cluster 7.4 (V)
NGC 2670 Open Cluster 7.8 (V)
NGC 3201 Globular Cluster 8.24 (V)
NGC 2925 Open Cluster 8.3 (V)
NGC 2659 Open Cluster 8.6 (V)
NGC 2660 Open Cluster 8.8 (V)
NGC 3033 Open Cluster 8.8 (V)
NGC 3132 (Eight-Burst Nebula) Planetary Nebula 9.2 (V)
NGC 3105 Open Cluster 9.7 (V)
NGC 2972 Open Cluster 9.9 (V)
NGC 3261 Galaxy 11.02 (V)
NGC 3256 Galaxy 11.33 (V)
NGC 3263 Galaxy 11.46 (B)
NGC 2792 Planetary Nebula 11.6 (V)
NGC 2671 Open Cluster 11.6 (V)
NGC 2899 Planetary Nebula 11.8 (V)
NGC 3318 Galaxy 11.97 (V)
NGC 3318A Galaxy 11.97 (V)
NGC 2849 Open Cluster 12.5 (V)
NGC 3283 Galaxy 12.7 (B)
NGC 3366 Galaxy 12.77 (B)
NGC 3256C Galaxy 13.31 (B)
NGC 3250B Galaxy 13.33 (V)
NGC 3482 Galaxy 13.51 (B)
NGC 2845 Galaxy 13.67 (B)
NGC 3262 Galaxy 13.76 (V)
NGC 3256B Galaxy 13.78 (B)
NGC 3318B Galaxy 13.92 (B)
NGC 3256A Galaxy 15.05 (B)
NGC 2982 Open Cluster N/A
NGC 2932 Association of Stars N/A
NGC 2866 Open Cluster N/A
NGC 2736 (Pencil Nebula) HII Ionized region N/A
NGC 2626 Reflection Nebula N/A
NGC 3446 Open Cluster N/A
NGC 2995 Association of Stars N/A