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Contains:  NGC 253, Sculptor galaxy
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NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (DSS), 



    
        

            Martin Junius
NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (DSS)
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NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (DSS)

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Dates:Sept. 2, 2016

Frames: 35x480" ISO800

Integration: 4.7 hours

Darks: ~9

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 1.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.80

Temperature: 14.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1534762

RA center: 0h 47' 33"

DEC center: -25° 17' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.586 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.233 degrees

Field radius: 0.473 degrees


Resolution: 4832x3221

Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

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Martin Junius
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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            Martin Junius
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    NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (DSS), 



    
        

            Martin Junius
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Description: Totally reworked processing as part of the Astro Image Processing (Yahoo group) challenge C048: more details, more color, and flipped for "real" orientation

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NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (DSS), 



    
        

            Martin Junius