The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83)

Posted by bfedorov
on Sunday, September 18, 2016

A barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away, one of the closest and brightest barred spiral galaxies in the sky.
Apparent dimensions: 12′.9 × 11′.5
Exposure: Luminance: Bin1 6x600 sec, Red: Bin2 3x300 sec, Green: Bin2 3x300 sec, Blue: Bin2 3x300 sec.
Remote telescope Planewave 17" CDK (T32),
Imager: CCD FLI Proline 16803
Location: Australia
Processed in PixInsight, with a touch of Photoshop

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