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. (WIKI)
Imaged with the 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph.
Apogee Alta U-16M camera.
Luminance - 45 minutes (Bin 1)
RGB - 20 minutes per channel (Bin 2)
HA - 30 minutes (Bin 1)
Total of 2 HRS 15 minutes
Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2012.