Sunday, 1 December 2013

NGC 2403



NGC 2403 / C7
Constellation - Camelopardalis
Spiral galaxy
Distance - 10 Mly
Mag 8.5

Date 1/12/13
Seeing - Antoniadi II
Transparency - 3/5
SQM 21.52 (LM 6.4)

Telescope - 16" f/4.5
EP - 10mm Delos x189 TFoV 0.22"

Sketch notes
NGC 2403 is often compared to M33 and apart from its size I can see why.
Although the galaxy could easily be seen looking directly at it I had to use averted vision to eventually see hints of spiral arms, stellar and the HII regions inside it.

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