NGC2403

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NGC 2403 (also called 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. This is a 14 hour exposure taken over four nights beginning on March 18, 2017 ending March 26. 

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