NGC 1973
DSS image of NGC 1973
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1973, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1973

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  7
Size  5' x 5'
Right Ascension  5h 35' 4.8"  (2000)
Declination  4° 43' 54" S
Constellation  Orion
Description  *8, 9 inv in neb
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Feb 7, 2018    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 92x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 20%

Small, 2' across, faint, round, surrounds variable star KX Ori (6.9 to 8.1 mag), part of the larger NGC1977 complex
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Associated objects for NGC 1973
Nearby objects for NGC 1973

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NGC 1973