Messier 83  -  wide field

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Object identification (4.0MB)

Image with 10" Newtonian (f=1000mm)

Object data of M83

Object type: Galaxy (SBc)
Size: 12.9' x 11.5'
Magnitude: 7.6mag
Constellation: Hya
Distance: 15 Mio Ly
Notes: Messier 83, also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away in the constellation borders of Hydra and Centaurus.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-26 until 2022-05-29 (4 nights)
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener (f=312mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200
Exposure time: 79x6min
Exposure time total: 7h 54min