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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Equipment

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

Acquisition details

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.7

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

Description

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.

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NGC 253 and NGC 288, 



    
        

            Marcelo Domingues