Location of Photo:
Mayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo:
15 hr 20 min of combined exposures taken on 12, 13 Jan and 8,9,12 Feb 2016
12.5” f/9 RCOS telescope and a SBIG STF8300c camera with an OAG (ST-i) on a Paramount ME
NGC 2903 is a intermediate weak-barred spiral galaxy (SABbc) found in the constellation Leo. Discovered by W. Herschel in 1784, NGC 2903 is approximately 20 to 30 million light years away.