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Contains:  M 83, NGC 5236
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M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jeff
M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1860x1395

Dates:March 21, 2018

Frames: 24x300"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.28%

Astrometry.net job: 2827717

RA center: 204.253 degrees

DEC center: -29.865 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.170 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.551 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

M83 data captured in March 2018 using an ASI094 color camera. Recently reprocessed after studying books, articles and videos trying to improve my PixInsight skills. Quite a long learning journey, but a challenge which I continue to enjoy.

Many of the magnificent face on spiral galaxies seem to lie in the northern skies, leading me to contemplate some "astrophotography" holidays at some stage. But this is one of my favourite galaxies in the south.

Clear Skies!

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jcoldrey
Jeff
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jeff