Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Hydra (Hya)  ·  Contains:  M 83  ·  NGC 5236
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The Southern Pinwheel, M83, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
The Southern Pinwheel, M83
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The Southern Pinwheel, M83

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The Southern Pinwheel, M83, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
The Southern Pinwheel, M83
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The Southern Pinwheel, M83

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave CDK 17
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STXL 11002M
Filters
Astrodon 3nm Ha · Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series
Software
PixInsight 1.8

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 5x1800" (2h 30') bin 2x2
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 15x1200" (5h)
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 13x1200" (4h 20')
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 21x1200" (7h)
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 14x1200" (4h 40')
Integration:
23h 30'

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2102709

RA center: 13h36m52s.8

DEC center: -29°5342

Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.513 degrees

Field radius: 0.417 degrees

Resolution: 3955x2614

Data source: Unknown

Description

Messier 83 is one of the most impressive Southern galaxies - a beautiful barred spiral galaxy in Hydra.

The latest version shows the incredibly dim star stream at upper left.

Data capture by Martin Pugh @ Heaven's Mirror observatory: https://www.martinpughastrophotography.space/remote-imaging-and-telescope-hosting

Processing and copyright by Rick Stevenson.

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The Southern Pinwheel, M83, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson