The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253)

Posted by azstarman01
on Sunday, November 25, 2012

This is an image of NGC253, also known as The Sculptor Galaxy or Silver Dollar Galaxy. It is a spiral galaxy about 11 Million light years away in the constellation of Sculptor.

October 13 - November 6, 2012

Location: Rancho Hidalgo, NM

Telescope: TEC-140 (F7)

Camera: SBIG ST-8300M

Mount: AP900 GTO

Luminance: 14x20 minutes (binned 1x1)

Red: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

Green: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

Blue: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

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