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Contains:  Sculptor galaxy, NGC 253
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Sculptor Galaxy, 





    
        

            Israel Barbosa de...
Sculptor Galaxy

Sculptor Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3208x2216

Dates:Aug. 16, 2015

Frames:Baader Planetarium Multi Purpose Coma Corrector : 8x300" ISO1600

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.24%

Temperature: 19.00

Astrometry.net job: 763926

RA center: 11.868 degrees

DEC center: -25.304 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.104 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.229 degrees

Field radius: 0.598 degrees

Description

The Sculptor Galaxy is a spiral galaxy currently undergoing a period of intense star formation.

Distance 11.4 ± 0.7 Mly
Apparent dimensions (V) 27′.5 × 6′.8
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.0

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This image was captured in Luziania, a small city near Brasília/Brazil.

Technical data
ISO 1600, total exposure time of 40 min (8 subs 300s); no darks, flats or bias applied.

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