ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


                  NGC 2903 - Galaxy in Leo

NGC 2903                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

14 Apr. 2003
60 min. Total
10 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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This spiral galaxy is thought to be 20 million light years distant.   Not quite fully face on, it is still very bright.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2003

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