IC 2574

IC 2574

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Location / Date

Zellerndorf, 23., 24. und 25. March 2012

Telescope / Mount / Guiding

10" f4,7 Newtonian, NEQ6, Lacerta Mgen + OAG

Camera / Exposure

Canon EOS 500Da, 42 x 20min ISO 200 (total 14h)


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IC 2574 is a dwarf spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major.
12 million light-years away and about 50,000 light-years across, IC 2574 is part of the M81 group of galaxies. Also known as Coddington's Nebula, discovered by American astronomer Edwin Coddington in 1898.

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