• Constellation: Cetus
  • Right Ascension: 01h 04m 47.8s
  • Declination: +02° 07′ 04″
  • Distance: 2.38 million ly
  • Galaxy Type: Ir V

IC 1613 is a irregular dwarf galaxy, part of the Local Group of galaxies that the Milky Way is part of. Notable for RR Lyrae type variable stars that can be observed, and can be used as a way to measure distance due to their periodic variability similar to Cepheid variable stars.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM