IC10 is a type Irr-B dwarf galaxy and magnitude
(surface brightness). IC 10 is a member of the local group and is a metal
poor galaxy undergoing intense star burst activity. Distance estimates put
the galaxy at approximately 4.5 million light years. It is one of the nearest
Dreyer listed IC 10 as a nebula and it wasn't until 1936 that it was confirmed as a galaxy.