(M83,NGC5236) is a spiral galaxy. It was discovered in 1752 by Abbe Nicholas Louis de la Caille. It's location is RA(13:37.0), Dec(-29:52) and its distance is calculated 14700 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 7.6. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 11x10.
Messier 83 (NGC5236) is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 14700000 light years away in the constellation of Hydra. It is referred to as M(83) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(5236) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. The Spiral Galaxy's location is 13:37.0 (R.A.) and -29:52 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 7.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 8 with an apparent dimension of 11x10 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Name||Messier 83 (NGC5236)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1752|
|Discoverer||Abbe Nicholas Louis de la Caille|