Hubble's Variable Nebula, NGC 2261

This is an image of Hubble's Variable Nebula, found in the constellation Monoceros. The image was taken at the Kitt Peak National Observatory 0.9-meter telescope in 1968. North is to the right.

Credit:

NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-02189
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:34 p.m.
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Hubble's Variable Nebula, NGC 2261
Constellation:Monoceros
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 39 5.87
Position (Dec):8° 42' 38.14"
Field of view:12.47 x 9.86 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 90.6° right of vertical