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IC 10: a starburst galaxy in our local group

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About this observation
Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
19/09/2018 - 19:57
Object
IC 10
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
200mm SCT @ f/7
ASI183MM
Maxim DL
Exposure
80 x 20s
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Time stated is UT.

IC 10 is a dwarf irregular galaxy. It is about 5600 light years across and lies about 2.8 million light years away.

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NickDHewitt's picture

very nice David. You have varied tastes regarding targets! I too imaged this Local Group member but not as well as you! Your aperture helps of course. A very interesting galaxy. Try IC1613?

Nick

djswan2002's picture

Thanks Nick. I'll look into that one. David

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