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NGC 2903


NGC 2903 is a barred-spiral galaxy located under the head of the lion in the constellation Leo, about 30 million light-years away. It is one of the brightest northern galaxies not included in Charles Messier's list of bright deep-sky objects. The dim blue patch on the left is irregular galaxy PGC 27115, a.k.a. UGC 5086. A few other tiny background galaxies are also visible.

128 minutes L on 2013-03-30 and 144 minutes RGB (binned 2x2) on 2013-04-01 using a QSI 583 from northern New Jersey through an Astro-Physics 155mm refractor at f7.1. North is up. 2013

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