Michael Purcell's image of spiral galaxy M83 in Hydra, taken on April 17, 1996 at 01:17:08 with his Meade 10-inch f/6.3 SC Telescope and a ST7 CCD camera, exposed 15 minutes.
Martin Germano obtained this gorgeous photograph ofthe southern face-on spiral M83, sometimes called the Southern Pinwheel. This image was obtained with a 14.5-inch f/5 Newtonian, exposed 80 minutes on hypered Tech Pan 2415.
The Southern Pinwheel, spiral galaxy M83 in Hydra, as photographed by George Greaney and Mike Newton. This is a composite of two one-hour exposures at f/7 on hypered 35mm Fuji SHG400. The image is from a single internegative.
A newer image of galaxy M83 in Hydra by George Greaney. This image is a digital composite of three one-hour exposures at f/7 on hypered 35mm Kodak PPF Pro 400 film. Each 35 mm negative was scanned at 2700 dpi using a Polaroid Sprintscan 35 Plus. The images were merged with Picture Window 2.0, the final composite image was enhanced in Adobe Photoshop 5.0.
Alan Chen took this great image of the Southern Pinwheel spiral galaxy M83 in Hydra, selfguided with a 12" Meade LX200 and an Starlight Express MX7C camera, at f/4, exposed 3x10 minutes.
Last Modification: July 20, 2003