NGC2903 - Spiral Galaxy in Leo

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

52 @ 3 min.

Processing:

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.

Location:

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

   
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