NGC 2261 – “Hubble’s Variable Nebula” – Monoceros – Observer’s Challenge – January 2011 – Posted August 18th 2012

Telescope:  10-inch reflector

The illuminating star, R Monocerotis is at the southern tip of the nebula.  The comet shape or fan-tail extends toward the N-W.  Some structure was noted in the nebula when increasing the magnification to 267x.   RI

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FEBRUARY 2011 OBSERVERS CHALLENGE – NGC-2261

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