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



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83)
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Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83)

Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83)
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Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:March 4, 2019March 6, 2019March 9, 2019March 12, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 40x180" (2h) (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 40x180" (2h) (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 40x180" (2h) (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 64x180" (3h 12') (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 40x180" (2h) (gain: 139.00) -27C bin 1x1

Integration: 11h 12'

Darks: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 16.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 15.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2581556

RA center: 13h36m56s.6

DEC center: -29°5215

Pixel scale: 2.258 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.699 degrees

Field radius: 0.795 degrees


Resolution: 2093x1430

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83). LRGB with Ha to show hydrogen regions and stars.

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Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath