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Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
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Messier 83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, 





    
        

            Peter Goodhew
Messier 83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Messier 83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

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Resolution: 4147x2639

Astrometry.net job: 2073854

RA center: 204.240 degrees

DEC center: -29.865 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 290.030 degrees

Field radius: 0.364 degrees

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: IC Astronomy Observatories

Description

I saw this pretty, and lesser-known, galaxy in an article in the May issue of Astronomy Now magazine and wanted to have a try at it. However being a southern hemisphere target it's virtually impossible to capture from London but just about reachable for a short period each night from Spain.

14h15m hours total integration (27x900s luminance, 10x600s for each RGB channel, 8x1200s Ha)

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Messier 83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, 





    
        

            Peter Goodhew