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NGC2403

This intermediate spiral galaxy is located in the constellation of Camelopardalis and is an outlying member of the M81 Group. It has the nickname crumb-collecting galaxy.

Distance to earth: 8’000’000 lightyears
Apparent size: 20 arcminutes (0.66 x the moon)

Imaging time: 10 hours

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: January – May 2017
Total exposure time: 10 hours
Color combination: LRGB

Image data:
42 x 600s LUM
12 x 3 x 300s RGB bin2