Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2903  ·  NGC 2905  ·  NGC 2916  ·  The star Alterf (λLeo)
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NGC 2903 Wide Field , 


            Mike Pelzel
NGC 2903 Wide Field
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NGC 2903 Wide Field

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: StellarVue SV80ST-25SV

Imaging cameras: Canon 40D Hutech Modified

Mounts: CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Mallincam SkyRaider AGm

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR80-25

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CC 2015  ·  BackyardEOS v3  ·  PHD 2 Guiding

Filters: Astronomik CLS EOS Clip filter

Dates:March 6, 2016

Frames: 18x360" (1h 48') ISO800

Integration: 1h 48'

Darks: 25

Flats: 25

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 26.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.14%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 995025

RA center: 09h32m25s

DEC center: +21°3722

Pixel scale: 1.513 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 122.571 degrees

Field radius: 1.949 degrees

Resolution: 620x406

Locations: Home, Virginia Beach, VA, None


Was testing out my PoleMaster, and ended up going to this galaxy to check guiding (which was great, by the way). Didn't expect much, but the exposures turned out pretty good, so went ahead and processed through PixInsight and Photoshop.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2903 Wide Field , 


            Mike Pelzel