NGC 2024
DSS image of NGC 2024
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 2024, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 2024
Flame Nebula, Tank Track Tracks Nebula
LBN 953

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  10.7
Size  30' x 30'
Right Ascension  5h 41' 42.6"  (2000)
Declination  1° 51' 23" S
Constellation  Orion
Description  ! irr, B, vvL, black sp incl
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 12, 2002    Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Flame nebula, fills the field with diffuse nebulosity, multiple dark lanes readily visible, a few faint stars embedded in the nebula

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
24cm Reflector

Faint, but extensive nebula immediately following ζ; D'A., 4 large patches. 2 with 9-1/3in. spec. Gaseous.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 2024
Nearby objects for NGC 2024

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NGC 2024