NGC 2403 in Camelopardalis

Posted by BruceW
on Sunday, April 06, 2014

NGC 2403 is somewhat similar to M33 in terms of size and the striking number of H-alpha emission regions in the spiral arms. This image is an H-alpha:L:R:G:B composite image taken with a 12.5" PlaneWave scope and a Quantum Scientific QSI640-ws camera. Total integration time was about 9 hours from a dark-sky site near Anza, CA on the nights of 12/31/2013 and 1/25/2014.

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