Ground-based image of Sky Around M83 (ground-based image)

This is an Akira Fujii constellation image of the Hydra, Centaurus, and Crux constellations. This image was used in a zoom animation highlighting the M83 Hubble release image.


A. Fujii/D. Malin Images

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:5 November 2009, 15:00
Size:3000 x 2368 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:15 million light years

Image Formats

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Position (RA):10 45 3.62
Position (Dec):-59° 41' 4.97"
Field of view:0.85 x 0.85 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

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