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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: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

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

Filters: 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 22, 2020

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 25x300" (2h 5') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 16x300" (1h 20') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 25x300" (2h 5') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 40'

Darks: 80

Flats: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 27.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 11.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3395893

RA center: 13h 36' 54"

DEC center: -29° 51' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 274.022 degrees

Field radius: 0.439 degrees


Resolution: 2796x2068

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy imaged through my Skywatcher Esprit 120ED Super APO in LRGB.

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Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath