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Trevorw

M83 in Hydra

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Target: M83 Galaxy NGC5236

Camera: Canon 350d modified,

Exposure Capture: DLSR Focus

Scope: GSO 8” RC

Mount: EQ6 Pro

Exposure Setting: Prime focus, ISO800 ICNR off Daylight WB

Exposures: 12 x 10 minutes - 2hrs taken 14/05/09 7:00-10:00pm

Seeing: Average fair amount LP, moon not yet risen

Guiding: Orion Starshoot Autoguider using PHD

Focus: DSLR Focus

Stacking: DSS, 5 darks,

Processing: PS7, Carboni Actions, partial crop

Info: Situated in the Hydra

Right Ascension 13 : 37.0 (h:m)

Declination -29 : 52 (deg:m)

Distance 15000 (kly)

Visual Brightness 7.6 (mag)

Apparent Dimension 11x10 (arc min)

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Lovely one Trev , you have captured that one beautiful. and i guess not an easy target.

welldone

Rog:)

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Fantastic range of colours in that image Trev, I love it. Beautifully captured.

Amanda

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Nice! And, not often imaged, which is a shame cos it's a beauty.

Martin

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I dont think i've seen this one before, it looks to be a very nice target.

Nicely captured Trevor.

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Me neither TJ.

Great colours and detail Trevor.

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Thank you all so much for your kind words this is onlythe third time I've tried imaging with this scope so hopefully things will improve

Kind regards

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Really like that one Trevor, nice colours, smooth processing and an unusual target - great stuff.

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That looks a tough target. You've captured plenty there. Great work

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