NGC 2261 (Hubble's Variable Nebula)

Posted by DaveMitsky
on Tuesday, November 24, 2009

by Dave Mitsky

This 60-second long image of the emission and/or reflection nebula NGC 2261 (Hubble's Variable Nebula) in Monoceros was captured remotely on 2009/11/24 using the Bradford Robotic Telescope's 14" f/11 Celestron C14 SCT and FLI MicroLine camera located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. A Celestron focal reducer yielding an effective focal length of 1877mm at f/5.3 was employed. North is up and east is to the left in the image. For additional information on NGC 2261, see and

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