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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
m83 (Southern Pinwheel galaxy), 


            Jean-Marie Locci
m83 (Southern Pinwheel galaxy)
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m83 (Southern Pinwheel galaxy)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borel-Simon PowerNewt 8" f/2.8

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 wsg

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Borel-Simon PowerNewt 8" f/2.8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Borel-Simon Coma Corrector

Software: CCDStack  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  photoshop

Filters: Luminance  ·  Astrodon RGB filter set

Accessory: Sky-Watcher SW Electric Focuser

Dates:May 21, 2012June 2, 2012

5x300" -15C bin 1x1
Unknown Lum: 6x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB filter set: 15x180" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 6.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 141464

RA center: 13h 37' 0"

DEC center: -29° 51' 54"

Pixel scale: 0.990 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.625 degrees

Field radius: 0.550 degrees

Resolution: 3200x2400

Locations: Dark site, Wagin, WA, Australia

Data source: Traveller



Jean-Marie Locci
License: None (All rights reserved)

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m83 (Southern Pinwheel galaxy), 


            Jean-Marie Locci