NGC 2903

 

Object Type: Galaxy
Scope: C-9.25"
Exposure 110 minutes

 

 

NGC 2903 is a field  barred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away  in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel who cataloged it on November 16, 1784. NGC 2905 is a bright star cloud within this galaxy.  NGC 2903 has a very high speed of creating new stars in the central region.

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