Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Hydra (Hya)  ·  Contains:  M 83  ·  NGC 5236
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Messier 83

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 XLT

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 XLT

Guiding cameras: meade DSI Pro II Mono

Focal reducers: Meade f/6.3 FR/FF

Software: photoshop  ·  Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL 5 Pro  ·  CCDStack 2  ·  Pure Image NR

Filters: Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Blue  ·  Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Green  ·  Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Red  ·  Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Luminance

Accessory: AstroZap Dew Control  ·  Atik OAG  ·  Atik Manual filterwheel


Dates:Feb. 21, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Blue: 10x300" (50') -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Green: 10x300" (50') -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Luminance: 21x300" (1h 45') -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 Red: 9x300" (45') -25C

Integration: 4h 10'

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Bias: 25

Avg. Moon age: 2.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 564772

RA center: 13h 36' 58"

DEC center: -29° 51' 54"

Pixel scale: 0.956 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.896 degrees

Field radius: 0.368 degrees


Resolution: 2310x1534

Locations: SSP Night Sky Dark Site, Bonnievale, Western Cape, South Africa

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Messier 83 , 



    
        

            Leslie Rose