M83

 

Object Type: Galaxy
Scope: Orion 10" Newtonian
Exposure 40  minutes

 

 

Messier 83 (also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83 or NGC 5236) is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra.

 

It is one of the closest and brightest barred spiral galaxies in the sky, making it visible with binoculars. 

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