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IC 10
Penryn, California
September 2006
FS-128  (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB 15  minute subs each

IC10 is a type Irr-B dwarf galaxy and magnitude 16 (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 starburst galaxies.

Dreyer listed IC 10 as a nebula and it wasn't until 1936 that it was confirmed as a galaxy.