NGC2683 Galaxy in Lynx
(RA 8h 52.7m , Dec. +33° 25', 9.8 mag., 8.4 x 2.4 arcmin.)
This bright, nearly edge-on spiral galaxy is located 6° W of a Lyncis (see finder chart below).
The above image was taken on February 23, 2001 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 SCT with f6.3 focal reducer. Telescope was autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. This image is composed of white exposures (5 x 240 sec.) combined with AIP4WIN.
North is to the right.
Map created in Guide 7.0 - 7°45' x 7°45'. North is up.
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© Jan Wisniewski