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NGC 2403

NGC 2403

NGC 2403 (also Caldwell 7) 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. It bears a striking similarity to M33, being about 50,000 light years in diameter and containing numerous star-forming H II regions. NGC 2403 was discovered by William Herschel in 1788.

Telescope: Vixen VC200L
Mount: HEQ5Pro
Guiding: TS-OAG +SSAG
Camera: ATIK 383L+
Filters: Baader LRGB
Subexposures 10m
Total exposures: ~ 13h
Location: Gythio, Greece