NGC2403 – Spiral Galaxy

NGC2403 – Spiral Galaxy

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NGC2403 is an intermediate spiral galaxy near M81.  At about 10 million light years away and 50,000 light years across, the galaxy has a large number of star forming regions — seen by the red/pink glowing areas.

 

NGC2403 - Spiral Galaxy (Annotated)
NGC2403 – Spiral Galaxy (Annotated)

 

Resolution ........ 0.575 arcsec/pix
Rotation .......... -2.235 deg
Focal ............. 1935.45 mm
Pixel size ........ 5.40 um
Field of view ..... 31' 14.9" x 23' 17.3"
Image center ...... RA: 07 36 46.016  Dec: +65 36 28.12