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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)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro
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
Accessories
Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands
Software
DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker · PixInsight · PHD 2 · APT · Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics 50mm Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MC

Acquisition details

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: 13h36m54s.10

DEC center: -29°5114

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