NGC 2022

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NGC 2022
NGC2022.jpg
A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 2022.
Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 5h 42m 6.2s[1]
Declination +9° 5′ 10.8″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.80
Apparent dimensions (V) 28″
Constellation Orion
Physical characteristics
Notable features -with circle shape
Other designations PK 196-10 1[1]
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

NGC 2022 is an planetary nebula in the constellation Orion. In medium-sized amateur telescopes it looks like small grayish patch of light. It is not very bright but it is still easy to spot it in the eyepiece. It has an apparent size of 0.65 arcminutes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 2022. Retrieved 2007-04-17. 
  2. ^ "NGC Objects: NGC 2000 - 2049".