Technical details of UK Schmidt colour photographs
UKS 1 to UKS 31


See end of table for details of observers identified by their initials in Column 8
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UKS
ref
Object,
description
Approx
centre
J2000
ConstellationPlate(s) Emulsion/filterExp
time
Observer
1The Horsehead nebula
in Orion
05 41.0
-02 25
OrionB5443
X5448
R5437
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 445
098-04/RG 610
60m
60m
60m
JB
SBT
SBT
2The Vela supernova remnant08 32
-44 10
VelaB4703
V4671
R4679
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
MH
PRS
PRS
3NGC 6559
and IC 1274-75
18 09.6
-23 58
SagittariusB5130
V5223
R4977
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
JB
4Antares and the Rho
Oph reflection nebula
16 25.6
-24 28
Ophiuchus
Scorpius
B5183
V5120
R5128
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
JB
JB
SBT
5NGC 6523, the Lagoon nebula18 03.8
-24 23
SagittariusB5130
V5223
R4977
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
JB
6The Eta Carina nebula10 43.8
-59 52
CarinaB2210
V2209
R2211
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG495
098-04/RG 630
15m
15m
20m
MES
MES
MES
7The reflection nebula
around Messier 20
18 02.3
-23 02
SagittariusB5130
V5223
R4977
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
JB
8Wide angle view of the
Orion nebula
05 35.4
-05 27
OrionB5443
V5448
R5437
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
JB
SBT
SBT
9The Rosette nebula06 32.3
+04 55
MonocerosB6692
V5493
R7515
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
DHM
MH
DHM
10NGC 6334 and NGC
6357
17 22.0
-37 20
ScorpiusB5129
V5222
R5121
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 610
50m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
SBT
11NGC 6334 17 20.5
-35 43
ScorpiusB5129
V5222
R5121
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 610
50m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
SBT
12NGC 635717 24.6
-38 32
ScorpiusB5129
V5222
R5121
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 610
50m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
SBT
13The Fornax Cluster of
galaxies
03 38.5
-35 27
FornaxB2694
V2695
R4711
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
50m
60m
PRS
PRS
MH
14The Large Magellanic
Cloud
05 20
-69 30
DoradoB1141
V1884
R1151
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
MES
MES
MES
15The 30 Doradus nebula
in the LMC
05 40.2
-69 30
DoradoB2179
V2169
R2178
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
20m
20m
30m
AJL
AJL
AJL
16Star clouds north of
the LMC
05 28.0
-67 25
DoradoB1141
V1884
R1151
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
MES
MES
MES
17The Small Magellanic
Cloud and Omega Cen
00 25
-72 55
TucanaB1876
V1840
R998
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
55m
40m
60m
MES
MES
DJF
18The Pleiades cluster of
stars
03 46.5
+24 10
TaurusB8960
V8826
R8935
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
30m
30m
40m
MH
MH
MH
19The tails of Comet
Halley
19 55.0
-21 40
SagittariusB10848
V10949
R10850
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
150m
150m
200m
No
info
20The star clouds of
Sagittarius
18 01.0
-30 00
SagittariusB9503
V9459
R9524
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
30m
30m
60m
MH
MH
MH
21Baade's Window and
NGC 6552
18 04.0
-30 00
SagittariusB9503
V9459
R9634
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
30m
30m
60m
MH
MH
MH
22The Milky Way, M 17
and NGC 6589-90
18 18.0
-17 30
SagittariusB11167
V11168
R11169
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/OG 630
50m
50m
60m
MH
MH
MH
23The Horsehead and
Orion nebulae
05 36
-03 20
OrionB5443
X5448
R5437
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 445
098-04/RG 610
60m
60m
60m
JB
SBT
SBT
24The center of the
Virgo Cluster
12 25.1
+12 53
VirgoB9263
V9262
R9266
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
30m
30m
90m
JB
JB
JB
25Orion nebula reflected
in NGC 1977
05 35.5
-04 52
OrionB5443
V4664
R5437
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
JB
SBT
SBT
26The region around
M8 and M20
18 03
-24
SagittariusB5130
V5223
R4977
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
SBT
SBT
JB
27Henize 44 (NGC
1929-37), LMC nebula
05 21.6
-67 56
DoradoB1141
V1884
R1151
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
MES
MES
MES
28Henize 55, (NGC
2014) LMC nebula
05 32.2
-67 40
DoradoB1141
V1884
R1151
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
40m
60m
60m
MES
MES
MES
29The Cone nebula
and Trumpler 5
06 39
+09 30
MonocerosB6692
V5493
R7515
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
DHM
MH
DHM
30The Antares nebula16 29.4
-26 26
ScorpiusB5183
V5120
R5128
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
60m
60m
60m
JB
JB
SBT
31The center of the
Virgo Cluster
12 28
+13
VirgoB9263
V9262
R9266
IIa-O/GG 385
IIa-D/GG 495
098-04/RG 630
30m
30m
90m
JB
JB
JB


The people who took the plates
JBJohn BarrowAJLAndy Longmore
RDCRussell CannonDFMDavid Malin
DCDavid CarterPMTrish McKenzie
PCPeter CorbenWCMBill Miller
JADJohn DaweDHMDavid Morgan
DJFDavid FinchWDPBill Pence
KCFKen FreemanASAnn Savage
MHMalcolm HartleyRLS Ray Sharples
DMHDespina HatzidimitriouMESLiz Sim
DAHDavid HanesPRSPeter Standen
DLJDave JaunceySBTSue Tritton
SLSteve LeeBLWB.Louise Webster


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