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Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
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Messier 83 (Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83 or NGC 5236), 





    
        

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Messier 83 (Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83 or NGC 5236)

Messier 83 (Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83 or NGC 5236)

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Resolution: 1808x1670

Astrometry.net job: 801549

RA center: 204.241 degrees

DEC center: -29.865 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.662 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.275 degrees

Field radius: 0.226 degrees

Description

Messier 83 is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra. It is one of the closest and brightest barred spiral galaxies in the sky.

Image by National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand, a telescope (Plane wave CDK24 24 inches 3,962 mm f/6.5) in Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) in Chile.

Image processing by T. Jittasaiyapan LRB-LRGB image, total exposure 574 minutes.

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Messier 83 (Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83 or NGC 5236), 





    
        

            Tragoolchitr Jitt...