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NGC 253 (Sculptor Galaxy), 



    
        

            Stephan Schurig
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NGC 253 (Sculptor Galaxy)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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NGC 253 (Sculptor Galaxy), 



    
        

            Stephan Schurig
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NGC 253 (Sculptor Galaxy)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 28, 2022 ·  July 3, 2022
Frames:
ZWO Luminance 36 mm: 12×240(48′) (gain: 53.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO [DELETED] (3598) Blue 36mm: 13×240(52′) (gain: 53.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO [DELETED] (3600) Green 36mm: 13×240(52′) (gain: 53.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO [DELETED] (3601) Red 36mm: 13×240(52′) (gain: 53.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
3h 24′
Darks:
40
Flats:
53
Bias:
238
Avg. Moon age:
16.47 days
Avg. Moon phase:
8.53%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
1.00

RA center: 00h47m29s.10

DEC center: -25°1756.1

Pixel scale: 1.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.400 degrees

Field radius: 1.034 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5232x3319

File size: 2.8 MB

Locations: Tivoli Southern Sky Guestfarm, Dordabis, Khomas, Namibia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 253, the Sculptor Galaxy, is the brightest member of the 10 million light-years away Sculptor Galaxy Cluster, which is one of the neighbouring clusters of our own, the Local group. From southern skies it reaches a proper altitude and thus a perfect target for astrophotograpers.

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NGC 253 (Sculptor Galaxy), 



    
        

            Stephan Schurig

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