M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

M83, also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (desiganted also as NGC 5236), is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away in the constellation borders of Hydra and Centaurus. Its nickname of the Southern Pinwheel derives from its resemblance to the Pinwheel Galaxy (M101).

Photo Details

  Telescope: TS906 f4.5 (405mm)

  Camera: Asi1600MMC-p

  Mount: HEQ5

  Guiding: off-axis Lodestar

  Exposure: LRGB 60x2min RGB 3x10 x 3min Unity Gain

  When: June 2019

  Other information: Bateleur RPA



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