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Contains:  NGC 253, NGC253, PGC198196, PGC198197, PGC778613, PGC778878, PGC779394, PGC779422, PGC779458, PGC779737, PGC780428, PGC781263, PGC782205, Sculptor Filament, Sculptor galaxy, Silver Coin
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NGC 253, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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NGC 253

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Lum  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter


Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 2x900" bin 4x4
Astrodon Blue: 20x300" bin 1x1
Green: 21x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 92x300" bin 1x1
Red: 22x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 13.4 hours


Astrometry.net job: 3934849

RA center: 0h 47' 35"

DEC center: -25° 16' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.217 degrees

Field radius: 0.370 degrees


Resolution: 4161x2760

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

At Dec -25 I had thought that this would be too low for me to capture over the walls of my observatory in Spain, but decided to give it a try. I'm delighted to say that I was wrong! I think this is such a handsome galaxy.

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NGC 253, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew