The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Southern Pinwheel Galaxy is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 18° above the horizon.

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Name Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 83
NGC 5236
Magnitude:7.52 (V) [2]
8.11 (B) [2]
5.54 (J) [2]
4.87 (H) [2]
4.62 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.59
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:13h37m [2]
Declination:-29°51' [2]
Distance:4.6 Mpc
15.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.79
16 Apr 2021  –  M83 is well placed
16 Apr 2022  –  M83 is well placed
16 Apr 2023  –  M83 is well placed
15 Apr 2024  –  M83 is well placed
16 Apr 2025  –  M83 is well placed
16 Apr 2026  –  M83 is well placed
16 Apr 2027  –  M83 is well placed
15 Apr 2028  –  M83 is well placed




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