NGC2903 - Spiral Galaxy in Leo

Telescope: Orion 10 in. f/4.7 Newtonian
Camera: Modified Canon T2i; Raw capture: ISO 1600
Mount: Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding: Orion SSAG on 80mm f/5 guide scope

52 @ 3 min.


Image was focused using the camera's live view. The subframes were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The final image was adjusted in Photoshop, cropped slightly.


My backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 3/4/11.
Seeing was fairly good. Temp 15 F

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