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



    
        

            Jarrett Trezzo
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jarrett Trezzo
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 9.25"

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY247C

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 9.25"

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III178M

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67  ·  Celestron 0.7x Focal Reducer for EdgeHD 925

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  PHD2  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Corel Paint Shop Pro 2018  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium UV/IR Cut

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Spike-a Flat Fielder  ·  Polemaster


Dates:Nov. 20, 2017Oct. 31, 2018

Frames: 38x120" (1h 16')

Integration: 1h 16'

Avg. Moon age: 11.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


RA center: 00h47m34s.430

DEC center: -25°1726.30

Pixel scale: 0.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.635 degrees

Field radius: 0.446 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 4616x2922

Locations: Backyard, St Petersburg, FL, United States; Backyard, Parrish, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I can't seem to get anything to work out with this whenever I try to image it. This is very short integration from two separate years, a small amount of frames each time due to various problems. At this rate maybe I'll have a complete image in 3 more years!

Since chances are no more will happen this year, I went ahead and processed it anyway. Still quite a bit to be seen, it's a bright object. Work in progress...

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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jarrett Trezzo

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