NGC 2403 in Camelopardalis

on Monday, March 05, 2018

NGC 2403 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis. NGC 2403 is an outlying member of the M81 Group, and is approximately 8 million light-years distant. Even in this relatively short exposure of NGC 2403, you can see star forming regions in the galaxy.
Tech Specs: Meade 12” LX90, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, Canon 6D stock camera, Antares Focal Reducer, ISO 3200, 54 x 60 seconds using Backyard EOS with darks, bias and flat frames, guided using an Orion 60mm guide scope with an attached ZWO ASI290MC camera. Image Date: January 18, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory in Weatherly, PA.

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