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Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
M83
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Hydra
Distance 15,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 11 May 2010 (Spring)
Place Joshua Tree, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 60:15:15:15 mins @ -20C
Lum 6x10 (bin 1x1), R 3x5, G 3x5, B 3x5 (bin 2x2)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-10XME
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Software MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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