M83

Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83, NGC 5236

Name: M83
Alternate Names: NGC 5236, Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Constellation: Hydra
Distance: 15,000,000 Light Years
Size: 12.9 x 11.5 Arc Minutes:
Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
Discovered: Nicolas Louis de Lacaille February 23, 1752

Telescope: Televue NP101
Camera: QSI 683
Mount: Losmandy G11
Exposure: L=6×300 Seconds R=6×300 Seconds G=6×300 Seconds B=6×300 Seconds

Full size is 3009 × 2237 pixels

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