Star-Forming Region in Galaxy NGC 2366

A black and white (visual) image of the irregular galaxy NGC 2366 obtained at the Canada-France-Hawaii (CFHT) 3.6-meter telescope on Mauna Kea on February 7, 1996.


Laurent Drissen and Yvan Dutil/CFHT and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Release date:11 October 1996, 06:00
Size:930 x 725 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 07233+6917, NGC 2366
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable : Irregular
• Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:13 million light years

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Position (RA):7 28 47.56
Position (Dec):69° 12' 26.41"
Field of view:4.87 x 3.79 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° left of vertical

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