NGC 2997 Spiral Galaxy
A magnitude 10.1 Spiral galaxy inclined 45 degrees to our line of sight. About 40 million light years distant, located in the constellation Antlia. Best viewed in the Southern Hemisphere from February through to May. Imaged at the South Pacific Star Party, Wiruna Ilford NSW Australia in April 2008. Celestron GPS11, EQ Wedge, f3.3. Meade DSIc.