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Contains:  Sculptor galaxy, NGC 253
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Sculptor Galaxy, 


Sculptor Galaxy

Sculptor Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 5208x3476

Dates:Aug. 29, 2019

Frames: 13x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.34% job: 2887148

RA center: 0h 47' 15"

DEC center: -25° 17' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.365 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 168.260 degrees

Field radius: 1.187

Locations: Backyard, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard


Was looking to get atleast over an hour on this target but go cut short, cut very very short by unexpected cloud. 1 hour had to be reduced to no longer than 15 minutes. I am still pretty amazed with the amount detail and structure you can see in this galaxy with such low exposure times.



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Sky plot

Sky plot


Sculptor Galaxy,