NGC 2232

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NGC 2232
NGC 2232.png
NGC 2232 (taken from Stellarium)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 06h 26.6m [1]
Declination −04° 45′ [1]
Distance 1,305 ly[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.9[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 30′ [1]
Physical characteristics
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing the location of NGC 2232

NGC 2232 is a bright open star cluster in the constellation Monoceros centred on the star 10 Monocerotis. It consists of about 20 stars.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Dunlop, Storm (2005). Atlas of the Night Sky. Collins. ISBN 0-00-717223-0.