NGC 2683 is an SA type galaxy with a a real diameter of about 38'500 lightyears, first discoverd by Wilhelm Herschel 1788. From earth, at a distance of 19 million lightyears, it appears as a 9.1 x 2.7 arc minutes object, shining at mag 9.7. Its tiny nucleus is centered in a peanut-shaped bulge, which lower parts are covered by dense clouds of dust.
NGC 2683 is a member of the Leo Spur of Galaxies with renowned members like NGC 2841 and NGC 2903.
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/8
Mount: ASA DDM85
Filters: Astrodon Gen 2
Exposures: LRGB 620:100:120:80 min (20 min subs)
Observatory: ROSA, France