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M83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

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Jeffrey E. Shokler

M83 - The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Here is the "Southern Pinwheel" Galaxy (Messier 83; NGC 5236) - a spectacular barred spiral galaxy that lies some 16 million light years away in the constellation Hydra.

Canon 5D Mark II (astromodified; Baader UV/IR cut)
Stellarvue 130EDT (f7)
Celestron CGEM mount
1600 ISO
10x5 min subexposures (50min total integration)
Guided (Lacerta MGEN II)
PixInsight (calibrated, registered, stacked, post-processed)
Photoshop (finish processing)

    • Jim Waters and AstroDan2015 like this

    May 10 2018 09:37 PM

    Hi Jeff,


    Wow, that turned out great, congratulations!

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