Subject: Spiral galaxy M83 with asteroid 760 Massinga in Hydra.
Exposure: One 75-minute exposure
Processing: Negative scanned at 2700dpi with a Polaroid Sprintscan 35 Plus and enhanced in Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Telescope: Meade 127mm f/9 ED refractor
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4
Film: gas-hypered 35mm Kodak Ektapress PJ400
Location: Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona
Comments: Exposure started at 8:45pm MST and ended at 10:00pm MST.
This image is an extreme close up of the full frame M83 image found here.