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NGC 2244

An infrared Spitzer Space Telescope (SIRT) image of NGC 2244.

NGC 2244
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 6h 31m 54s[1]
Declination +4° 56′[1]
Distance 5.2 kly ()
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.8[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 24′
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

NGC 2244 is an open cluster in the Rosette Nebula, which is located in the constellation Monoceros. This cluster has several O-type stars, super hot stars that generate large amounts of radiation and stellar winds.



1. ^ a b c SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Results for NGC 2244. Retrieved on 2007-04-20.

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