[4] M83 The Southern Pinwheel in Hydra
Photographer:
 
Al Brockman
Telescope:
 
Meade 14" SCT @ f/6.3 (2205 mm)
Location:
  Ningaloo Skiess Observatory, Exmouth, Western Australia on 2007, Feb 16
Camera:
  SBIG ST-8XME NABG CCD camera
Exmposure type:
  L =12x300" Bin 1x1, RGB=5x300" Bin 2x2
Mount:
  Paramount ME on ATS Portable Pier
M83

Additional Notes:

Dark sky with no Moon. All imasging completed before M83 crossed the meridian. This galaxy has strong H regions in the spiral arms. My rendition of this galaxy appears overly blue.

 
 
 
 
Design and production 2009 byAl Brockman