NGC 2344 is a face-on spiral galaxy in the Constellation of Lynx. It has a small nucleus and a low surface brightness. Based on the published red shift, (Hubble Constant of 62 Km/sec per Mpc) a rough distance estimate for NGC 2344 is 51 million light years, with a diameter of about 25,340 light years.
Dreyer's description from the New General Catalog(NGC): "Pretty bright, pretty small, round, little brighter middle."
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George Normandin, KAS
February 24th, 2002