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Object NGC 2903

NGC 2903 is a young galaxy with many emission nebulae and a high rate of star formation.  It is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Leo, and is located about 20-30 million light years from Earth and one of the brighter galaxies in the northern sky.

Scope Explore Scientific 127ed APO refractor
Camera ASI-1600mm pro (monochrome)
Mount Losmandy G11
Filters rgb filters
Guiding ASI-120mm through a Zenithstar 80mm refractor
Exposure Info This a total of about 10 hours exposure through standard rgb filters. It has about 4 hours of blue, 4 hours of green, and only a little over 2 hours of red.
Date November 26, 2022
Copyright Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory