A Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 2363.
|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||7h 28m 29.6s|
|Declination||+69° 11′ 34″|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||1′.7 × 1′.1|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||15.5|
|UGC 3847, PGC 21078|
NGC 2363 is a star-forming region in the Magellanic galaxy NGC 2366 which is located in the constellation Camelopardalis. It contains a Luminous Blue Variable star, which is 6,300,000 times more luminous than the Sun, and is tied as the second most luminous known star, only to be surpassed by R136a1 in the Tarantula Nebula. The star can be seen in this Hubble Space Telescope image as a bright star near the top left of the nebula.
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- "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 2363. Retrieved 2007-04-06.