Basic object information
Name: M 83
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 7.5
Surface brightness: 12.6 mag/sq arcmin
Size: 11.2'x10.2'
Object classification: Sc
Description: vB,vL,E55,esBMN,spir
Notes: Fast SupNova producer-4 in 50 yrs

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 13h 37m 00.2s
Declination: -29 52' 04"

Constellation: Hydra

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Boca de Tauce (1980m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 17/18.4.2004 23:15

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 64x


Field: 47'

NE Lim.mag: 6,6

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 21
Visuality: II

Weather: +2C, windy

Easy counter-clockwise spiral structure was in view at 64x. Starlike nucleus. A star just west from the centralbar.