The Bear Paw Galaxy (NGC 2537) in Lynx

Posted by dass717
on Monday, May 3, 2010

by Dave Lassiter


NGC 2537 is a dwarf irregular galaxy in the constellation Lynx. It is 11.7 magnitude. Another galaxy NGC 2537A is barely visible due east. It is often called the Bear Paw or Bear Claw galaxy. Taken from Harrisburg, Pa with a 14" LX 200 telescope and DSI 3 camera. Ten one minute exposures. Taken April 19,2010.

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