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


            Insight Observatory
NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy

NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1714x1529

Dates:Nov. 9, 2018

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 job: 2361209

RA center: 11.884 degrees

DEC center: -25.283 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.076 degrees

Field radius: 0.778 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


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