Deep Sky

NGC2903 is a young, barred spiral galaxy in Leo. At magnitude 8.9, only some 20 million light-years distant
, it exhibits an exceptional rate of star formation activity near its cente. This galaxy also bright in radio,infrared, ultraviolet, and x-ray bands. Just a little smaller than our own Milky Way, NGC 2903 is about 80,000 light-years across