IC-342 Spiral Galaxy Photos – IC-342 is located in the northern Constellation of Camelopardus. IC-342 is an SC class galaxy that has a very low surface brightness, making it difficult to see among these bright stars. It is one of the Largest Galaxies in the Local Group which includes our Milkyway. The Galaxies Spiral Arms are almost hidden behind this very rich star field. IC-342 is located about 10 million light years away.