Messier 83 or
also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy and NGC 5236, is
barred spiral galaxy
approximately 15 million
away in the
This is a massive,
grand design spiral galaxy.
of NGC 5236
where the 'SAB'
denotes a weak-barred spiral, '(s)' indicates a pure spiral
structure with no ring, and 'c' means the spiral arms are
Mirtos / Crete during our short spring holiday. My guider
(Lacerta MGEN) unfortunately died already on the way
there and even the weather was not too co-operative..
Atik One 6
no guiding (30 sec. exposures)
87.5 min. (L)
30 min. (R, G, B each), bin 2x2