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Contains:  NGC 253, NGC253, Sculptor galaxy
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NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy

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Dates:Nov. 9, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 2361209

RA center: 0h 47' 32"

DEC center: -25° 16' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.160 degrees

Field radius: 0.778 degrees


Resolution: 1714x1529

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

The Sculptor Galaxy, also known as the Silver Coin or Silver Dollar Galaxy, NGC 253, is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Insight Observatory