NGC 2246
DSS image of NGC 2246
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 2246, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 2246
Rosette Nebula (part)

Type  Bright Nebula
Size  80' x 80'
Right Ascension  6h 32' 33.8"  (2000)
Declination  5° 7' 42" N
Constellation  Monoceros
Description  eeF, L, irr R, e difficult
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Nov 2, 2008    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
12x36 Canon Image Stabilized Binoculars @ 12x

Large! faint nebula surrounding a brighter open cluster (NGC2239), no detail noted, round, about 2° across, NGC2246 is part of the nebula also cataloged as NGC2238 and NGC2237
Other Data Sources for NGC 2246
Nearby objects for NGC 2246

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NGC 2246