Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 253  ·  NGC 288  ·  Sculptor galaxy
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NGC 253 and NGC 288, 


            Marcelo Domingues
NGC 253 and NGC 288
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Technical card

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i) modded Canon T2i

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 600 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 80 ED Refractor

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Dates:Aug. 3, 2011

Frames: 8x300" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.17%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 185020

RA center: 00h49m30s

DEC center: -25°5027

Pixel scale: 4.043 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.777 degrees

Field radius: 2.087 degrees

Resolution: 620x453

Locations: Pousada Dos Anões, Alto paraíso, Goiás, Brazil


NGC 253 and NGC 288 - Galaxy and globular cluster --- 2011 attempt.

Image taken during the 4º Brazilian Astrophotography Meeting (4º EBA) in a amazing dark sky.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 253 and NGC 288, 


            Marcelo Domingues