Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 253  ·  Sculptor Filament  ·  Silver Coin
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Phillip Keller 20" Cassegrain-Teleskop (Primär f/3 (1500 mm)

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon LRGB


Frames: 9x360" (54')

Integration: 54'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5223366

RA center: 00h47m34s.6

DEC center: -25°1706

Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.317 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees


Resolution: 1967x1485

Locations: IAS - Internationale Amateur-Sternwarte, Hakos Farm, Namibia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy (also known as the Silver Coin, Silver Dollar Galaxy) is a spiral galaxies in the constellation Sculptor.
Only 54min R/G/B, but luckily it is one of the brightest galaxies - so I'm happy with the result.

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