An Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14” f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain telescope with two-element field flattener observed the galaxy while an Apogee Alta U16M CCD camera with Astrodon filters took the image.
NGC 6503 is approximately 17 million light-years away from Earth in the direction of constellation Draco.
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