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



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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M83

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M83, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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M83

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 8" Carbon

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 2" LightWeight


Dates:Aug. 3, 2019

Frames:N/A: 38x120" (1h 16') ISO1600

Integration: 1h 16'

Avg. Moon age: 2.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 9.00


Astrometry.net job: 2840139

RA center: 13h 36' 58"

DEC center: -29° 52' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.932 degrees

Field radius: 0.455 degrees


Resolution: 5089x3266

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

My first attempt at shooting a galaxy. Picked the fairly large and head-on visible spiral Messier 83. Nice to see what I can get with just over an hour of data already, without any dark/bias/flat frames.

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M83, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars