M83 in Hydra, The Southern Pinwheel
Discovered 1751-52 by Abbe Nicholas Louis de la Caille

Right Ascension = 13h 37m 0s (h:m:s), Declination = -29 52' 00 (deg:m:s)
Magnitude = 7.6, Size = 11 X 10 arc minutes

M83, a face on spiral galaxy in Hydra, The Southern Pinwheel

Optics: C102 f5 Wide Field    adapter: none
Date: 04/14/2005    Time: 06:55:00 UTC
Exposure: 8 min (2 min x 4 exp)
Resolution: Full (640x480)
Guiding: none
Acquisition: SBIG ST-237 camera, individual images 2 min each
Software: SBIG CCDOPS ver 5.37
notes: Autodark added to each image. Images stacked in CCDOPS, DDP'd

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