IC2163

Teaser:
This interacting galaxy is being torn apart by a larger neighbour, but in the process, is showing bursts of star formation and dust lanes, and is an impressive object to image.
Priority:
Interesting
Month:
November
Visibility:
Nov - March; BOTH hemispheres
RA (J2000):
06:16:28
Dec (J2000):
-21:22:33
Image:
Observing tips:
2m telescope - BVR - 60s per filter
Description:

The image below shows the visibility of IC2163 from the various LCO telescope sites during the month of November. From this plot, it can be seen that this object is visible from Siding Spring from 14:00 - 16:00UT and 09:00UT - 13:00UT from Haleakala. IC2163_visibility_NS.png

Dates visible:
Nov 1 2017