(IAAC) Obj: NGC2903 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, f/10, fork mount

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: May 5, 2002  12.24am EDT
Location of site: near Curby, IN  USA (Lat 38, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, f/10, fork mount
Magnification: 100x
Object(s): NGC2903
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sbc
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 9.7  size 9.5'x4.5'
Position: RA 9:32' 9.7"  DEC +21:30' 02"
At 100x (20mm Orion Ultrascopic, 31' fov), NGC2903 displayed a small, fairly
bright, near-stellar nucleus surrounded by an even, wide oval haze.  Extends
4'x2' NNE/SSW.
NGC2903 is on the Herschel 400 list.
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