NGC 2023

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Nebula Orion 5h41.6 -2°14' 10' 8 1.5 Kly

NGC 2023 is a reflection nebula close to the Orion belt and to the Horsehead nebula. It is illuminated by a Mag 6 star. Towards the right of the image, in red, is the start of the Horsehead emission nebula (IC 434).


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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Jan 24, 2006 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP