Galaxy NGC2403


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. The northern spiral arm connects it to a Star forming region NGC 2404. NGC 2403 can be observed using 10×50 binoculars

Equipment and processing

Telescope: AT6RC

Mount: Orion Atlas

Camera: ST 8300M

Filters: Baader LRGB

Guiding: PHD2

Processing: PixInsight

Capture software: CCDCiel

Exposures: L: bin1 30x300 RGB: bin1 15x300

Location: UACNJ