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M83: The southern pinwheel.

Contains: M 83, NGC 5236

Technical card

Resolution: 6596x4966

Dates: March 31, 2017

Frames: 60x300"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.38%

Astrometry.net job: 1522191

RA center: 204.252 degrees

DEC center: -29.867 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.275 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.263 degrees

Field radius: 0.315 degrees

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Description

This is 5 hour LRGB (120:60:60:60) capture of M83 from Perth, Western Australia. A magnificent object visually, at mag 8 it is bright enough to image through the light pollution of a city of 2 million people.

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Andrew Lockwood
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