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NGC 2023
DSS image of NGC 2023
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2023, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC 2023
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 2023, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  9
Size  10' x 10'
RA (2000)  5h 41' 38.4"
Dec (2000)  2° 15' 33" S
Constellation  Orion
Description  B* in M of L, lE neb

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 12, 2008    Hale Pohaku, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Round halo surrounding an 8th magnitude star, about 10' across, fairly evenly surrounds the star, no detail noted, fades off evenly in all directions

Andrew Cooper
Nov 23, 2006    Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

A bright nebula surrounding the 8th magnitude star HD37903, round, no other detail, about 10' across, just off the edge of IC434 and the Horsehead B33
Other Data Sources for NGC 2023
Nearby objects for NGC 2023
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.