M83 Galaxy in Hydra

0bject M83 Spiral galaxy in Hydra
Date April 9-13, 2016
Exposure LHαRGB 110:45:60:60:50  (cropped; R+Ha 50/50)
Camera STL11000M with AstroDon Gen II filters
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CP3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS6, NIK Sharpener, AstroActions
Comments Moderate seeing; target low in the south; acquired with CCD Commander from Rancho Hidalgo, NM

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M83 Galaxy in Hydra
Date May 22, 23, and 25 2006
Exposure LRGB 35:15:15:10  (RGB binned 2x2)
Camera ST2000XM w/ SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 @f/6.7 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding self-guided
Processing MaximDL, PhotoshopCS, FITS Liberator, AstroActions
Comments Taken over 3 evenings because of limited S. horizon; 21 degrees altitude