NGC2403

Credits: ESA / Hubble.

NGC2403 is a fine galaxy, easily visible in binoculars. It is rather suprising Charles Messier never found this bright galaxy.

Facts about NGC2403 by Keith Turnecliff

A small telescope will display a bright core surrounded by a speckled halo with many superimposed field stars.
A larger telescope under dark skies starts to expose spiral structure in the halo.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for mid February at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.