NGC 2403

Copyright: Fred Calvert/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

NGC 2403 is a bright galaxy in the constellation of Camelopardalis. Its magnitude is listed as 9.00 which means it is visible in binoculars from dark-sky sites. NGC 2403 is around 12 million light years away and large telescopes will reveal its spiral structure. There are also many bright regions of star formation throughout this galaxy, which belongs to the same group as M81 in nearby Ursa Major.
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