Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people

— Carl Sagan

NGC2903 in Leo

Magnitude 8.8 NGC2903 aka PGC 27077 locate in Leo. 11x6min exposures combined, raw image. The bright star in the image is magnitude 9.91 Tycho 1409.779. It has been a LONG WINTER, extremely cold and windy with very few clear skies to work with. (The secret of my job does not prevent me from knowing what I am doing.)

NGC2903 in Leo