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Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
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M83 galaxy, 


            Nicholas Jones
M83 galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3306

Dates:April 1, 2019

Frames: 50x300"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.39% job: 2664393

RA center: 204.237 degrees

DEC center: -29.847 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.138 degrees

Field radius: 0.455 degrees

Locations: Terip Terip, Murindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard


M83 is a bright spiral galaxy in Hydra.
This image is the first I've taken from my new observatory, named the Michael Jones Observatory in honour of my late father.

Location: Central Victorian Highlands, Victoria, Australia
Dates: April 2019
Optics: AG Optical Systems 12.5" iDK,
Focal length 2121 mm
Camera: mono FLI ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
Observatory: Scopedome
Acquisition: Software: Sequence Generator Pro
Details 22 x5min Lum,
17x3min RGB (bin 2x2)



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M83 galaxy, 


            Nicholas Jones