These are the suggested answers to the "TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE" quiz on Identify that Galaxy or Nebula

  1. Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant in Taurus from 1054 AD.
  2. Seven Sisters or Pleiades (M45), an open cluster of stars.
  3. Horsehead Nebula, a dark nebula in Orion.
  4. M31, Andromeda Galaxy, nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way.
  5. Carina Nebula, an immense cloud of gas and dust in Carina.
  6. Spirograph Nebula, planetary nebula (IC 418) in Lepus.
  7. Orion Nebula (M42/M43), bright diffuse nebula in Orion.
  8. Butterfly Nebula (NGC6302), bipolar planetary nebula in Scorpius.
  9. Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC6543), planetary nebula in Draco.
  10. Spaghetti Nebula (Simeis 147), a supernova remnant in Taurus.
  11. Large Magellanic Cloud, irregular galaxy satellite of Milky Way.
  12. Sombrero Galaxy (M104), spiral galaxy in Virgo 31M light years away.
  13. Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), spiral interacting galaxies in Canes Venatici.
  14. Frosty Leo Nebula, protoplanetary nebula in Leo.
  15. Abel 31 Nebula, ancient planetary nebula in Cancer.
  16. Lagoon Nebula, giant interstellar cloud in Sagittarius.
  17. Bubble Nebula (NGC7635), emission nebula in Cassiopeia.
  18. Helix Nebula (NGC7293), planetary nebula in Aquarius.
  19. Dumbbell Nebula (M27), false colour.
  20. Dumbbell Nebula (M27), planetary nebula in Vulecula.
  21. NGC1300, Barred Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus.
  22. M81, large spiral galaxy in Ursa Major.
  23. Ring Nebula (M57), planetary nebula in Lyra.
  24. North American Nebula, emission nebula in Cygnus.
  25. M83 (Southern Pinwheel Galaxy), barred spiral galaxy in Hydra.
  26. Eagle Nebula (M16), open cluster of stars in Serpens.
  27. Small Magellanic Cloud , irregular satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
  28. Engraved Hourglass Nebula (MyCn18), planetary nebula in Musca.
  29. Spindle Galaxy (NGC5866), lenticular spiral galaxy in Draco.
  30. M42, emission nebula in Orion.
  31. NGC6814, face-on spiral galaxy in Aquila.
  32. Little Gem Nebula (NGC6818), planetary nebula in Sagittarius.
  33. Centaurus-A, galaxy, very strong radio source.
  34. Stephen's Quintet of galaxies.
  35. Pinwheel Galaxy (M101/NGC5457), face-on spiral galaxy in Ursa Major.
  36. Eight Burst Nebula (Southern Ring Nebula) (NGC3132), planetary nebula in Vela.
  37. Gemini-2 Nebulae (NGC5426/NGC5427), a pair of interacting spiral galaxies in Virgo.
  38. Black Eye Galaxy (M64), a very dusty galaxy in Coma Berenices.
  39. Antenna Galaxies (NGC4038.NGC4039), two interacting galaxies in Corvus.
  40. Tinkerbell Galaxy (The Bird) (IG008), 3 interacting/merging galaxies in Sagittarius.

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