NGC 2903 in Leo

NGC 2903 lies 20 mil­lion light-years dis­tant in the Leo Spur of Galax­ies with a bright­ness of 9.0 mag. It is a mod­er­ately large sys­tem meas­ur­ing 60’000 light-years in dia­met­er. A very bright nuc­le­us punc­tu­ates the galaxy’s short, bright bar.

[descrip­tion from O’Meara]

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RCOS 14.5″ f/​8
ASA DDM85
Apo­gee U16M
Astro­don Gen2
LRGB 720:280:220:220 min.
ROSA Remote Obser­vat­or­ies South­ern Alps
© Mar­tin Ruster­holz, Astrophotographer

Find­er Chart NGC 2903 in Leo

NGC 2903 Galaxy Sky Chart Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz

Image cre­ated by Skychart

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