NGC 2903 is a barred spiral galaxy in Leo. It is about 30 million light years away. It has
apparent dimensions of 12.6x6 arc minutes and a visual brightness of 9.7 magnitude.
Date: Feb 9,12,13,24, Mar 25 2011
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Hyperion 12.5 inch f/9 2532mm focal length
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera/Filters: SBIG STL 11000 camera Baader filters
Exposure: Luminance: 39x10 minutes unbinned, R:18x6 min G:17x6 min B:12x6 min,
all binned 2x2. The total time was 11.2 hours
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing using Photoshop.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA