Large Magellanic Cloud: ESO56-115 (LMC)Constellation: Dorado
B Magnitude: 0.9 Type: SBm F: B Distance: 0.16 million Light Years
Notes: disrupted barred spiral galaxy first mentioned by Persian astronomer Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi Shirazi, ("Azophi"), in his Book of Fixed Stars around 964 AD. Mentioned in 1503–4 by Amerigo Vespucci in a letter about his third voyage and Ferdinand Magellan sighted the LMC on his voyage in 1519.
Small Magellanic Cloud: NGC292 (SMC)Constellation: Tucana
B Magnitude: 2.7 Type: SBm F: B Distance: 0.19 million Light Years
Notes: dwarf irregular galaxy
Centaurus A: NGC5128Constellation: Centaurus
B Magnitude: 7.6 Type: SO F: M Distance: 13 million Light Years
Notes: discovered in 1826 by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop from his home in Parramatta.
Southern Pinwheel Galaxy: NGC5236 (M83)Constellation: Hydra
B Magnitude: 7.9 Type: SAB(s)c F: B Distance: 15.21 million Light Years
Notes: Nicolas Louis de Lacaille discovered M83 on February 23, 1752 at the Cape of Good Hope.
Sculptor Galaxy (Silver Coin or Dollar Galaxy): NGC253Constellation: Sculptor
B Magnitude: 7.9 Type: SBc F: B Distance 11.5 million Light Years
Notes: discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783 during a comet search.
B Magnitude: 8.4 Type: SBm F: B Distance 7 million Light Years
Notes: Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy
B Magnitude: 8.8 Type: ScD Distance 7 million Light Years
Notes: Spiral galaxy
Sombrero Galaxy: NGC4594 (M104)Constellation: Virgo
B Magnitude: 9 Type: Sa Distance: 29.3 million Light Years
Fornax DwarfConstellation: Fornax
B Magnitude: 9 Type: E Distance: .5 million Light Years
Notes: Elliptical dwarf galaxy discovered in 1938 by Harlow Shapley.
B Magnitude: 9.1 Type: SBbc F: B Distance 30 million Light Years
Notes: intermediate spiral galaxy, the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies in our immediate vicinity
B Magnitude: 9.2 Type: SBc F: B Distance 11 million Light Years
Notes: Spiral galaxy with large black hole, discovered by James Dunlop in 1826
Barnard's Galaxy: NGC6822Constellation: Sagittarius
B Magnitude: 9.3 Type: Irr F: B Distance 1.6 million Light Years
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