Messier 83 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 83, also known as NGC 5236 or the "Southern Pinwheel Galaxy", is an SBc type galaxy in the constellation of Hydra. It has a diameter of ~25,000 light-years.  The larger galaxy to the east of M83 is PGC 48132. This image comprises 6 x Luminance (75 seconds each) and 4 x Red, Green and Blue (75, 80 and 70 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 30 degrees on 5 March 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 22’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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