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NGC 55, 


            Israel Barbosa de...

NGC 55

Technical card

Resolution: 4692x3066

Dates:July 23, 2017

Frames: 4x300"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01% job: 1906327

Locations: Padre Bernardo , Padre Bernardo , Goiás, Brazil


NGC 55, also occasionally referred to as The Whale Galaxy, is a Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy located about 7 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor. Along with its neighbor NGC 300, it is one of the closest galaxies to the Local Group, probably lying between the Milky Way and the Sculptor Group.

Source: Wikipedia

This image was captured during the 10th Brazilian Meeting of Astrophotography.

Technical data
4 lights 300s, ISO 800, total integration time: 20 min. Camera Temperature 05 - 07 ºC. No darks, bias or flats applied.



Israel Barbosa de...
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NGC 55, 


            Israel Barbosa de...