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Contains:  NGC 2905, NGC 2903
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NGC 2903 Galaxy from IAC, 


            José J. Chambó
NGC 2903 Galaxy from IAC

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:IAC80 Telescope

Imaging camera:IAC CAMELOT Imager

Software:DeepSkyStackerIrisPixInsight LE

Resolution: 1024x1024

Dates:May 27, 2011

Frames: 3x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.33% job: 104685

RA center: 143.049 degrees

DEC center: 21.492 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.611 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.123 degrees

Locations: Las Cañadas del Teide - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), None


NGC 2903 is a barred spiral galaxy placed into the constellation of Leo to a distance of 20,5 million light-years. Very similar to our Via Lactea in reference its structure and size, but by difference, this contains young massive star clusters instead of ancient globular clusters.

Frames were taked and calibrated by Alfred Rosenberg and Daniel López with the IAC-80 Telescope from Teide Observatory in Canary Islands (Spain), during a online session on which I participated, and afterwards I processed this image.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A  (in Spanish)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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NGC 2903 Galaxy from IAC, 


            José J. Chambó