IC 10

Telescope: Kitt Peak Mayall 4.0 meter
Camera: Custom CCD Imager, 8192 x 8192 pixels
Exposure: Image is 12.6 x 10.7 arcmin and combines 4 frames B (60 sec), V (60 sec), R (50 sec) and HA (300 sec). Data from A Survey of the Resolved Stellar Content of Nearby Galaxies Currently Forming Stars. Processed with PixInsight and Photoshop.
Location: Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona (Elevation 6880')

Irregular galaxy in the Local Group heavily obscured by interstellar dust. First recognized as a galaxy in 1935. IC 10 has an unusual slight greenish hue from older stars and many active red star forming regions. A dark molecular cloud near bottom left contrasts against a brighter background. Discovered at the Warner observatory in Rochester, NY.


IC 10, Irregular galaxy in the Local Group heavily obscured by interstellar dust. First recognized as a galaxy in 1935. IC 10 has an unusual slight greenish hue from older stars and many active red star forming regions. A dark molecular cloud near bottom left contrasts against a brighter background. Discovered at the Warner observatory in Rochester, NY.