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Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
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M83 galaxy, 


            Nicholas Jones
M83 galaxy
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging cameras:FLI Microline ML16200

Mounts:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescopes or lenses:AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Guiding cameras:Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software:CCDStack 2

Filters:Astrodon LRGB2

Accessory:ScopeDome 3MAstrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider

Dates:April 1, 2019

Frames: 50x300" bin 0x0

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.39%

Basic astrometry details job: 2664393

RA center: 13h 36' 56"

DEC center: -29° 50' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.138 degrees

Field radius: 0.455 degrees

Resolution: 4500x3306

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