Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 253  ·  Sculptor galaxy
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Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Sculptor Galaxy

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Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
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Sculptor Galaxy

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 2" LightWeight


Dates:Aug. 31, 2019

Frames: 100x120" (3h 20') ISO800

Integration: 3h 20'

Darks: 100

Flats: 100

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 3.00


RA center: 00h47m34s.932

DEC center: -25°1733.84

Pixel scale: 0.543 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.330 degrees

Field radius: 0.436 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 4491x3662

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Sculptor galaxy. Second attempt at taking a photo of a visibly large galaxy. Starting to feel the limits of my camera and mount. Large bags of money for better gear are happily accepted. ;-)

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Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars