"Messier" meaning in English

Proper name

IPA: /ˈmɛs.i.eɪ/
  1. An occupational surname, from French of French origin, famously held by Categories: English surnames
  2. Charles Messier (1730-1817), a French astronomer who between 1774 and 1781 published his Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters, a catalogue of deep-sky objects.
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Related terms: Messier number

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