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

DSS image of NGC 2024
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 2024, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
Flame Nebula, Tank Track Tracks Nebula

Type  Bright Nebula
Magnitude  10.7
Size  30' x 30'
RA (2000)  5h 41' 42.6"
Dec (2000)  1° 51' 23" S
Constellation  Orion
Description  ! irr, B, vvL, black sp incl

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
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.
Other Data Sources for NGC 2024
Nearby objects for NGC 2024
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.