Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 253  ·  Sculptor Filament  ·  Sculptor galaxy  ·  Silver Coin
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NGC 253: Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Budd
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NGC 253: Sculptor Galaxy

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NGC 253: Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Budd
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NGC 253: Sculptor Galaxy

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO RC8" f/8 Carbon
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool pro ASI1600MM Cooled
Mounts
EQ6 R pro
Software
PHD2 · APT - Astro Photography Tool 3.58.1 APT 3.58.1 · Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.0 · StarTools 1.7.456 GPU Startools
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO RC8" f/8 Carbon
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM-Mini ASI120MM-Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 23, 2021
Frames:
14x80" (18' 40")
Integration:
18' 40"
Avg. Moon age:
17.14 days
Avg. Moon phase:
93.74%

RA center: 00h47m28s.251

DEC center: -25°1827.42

Pixel scale: 0.482 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.537 degrees

Field radius: 0.288 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3397x2641

Locations: Sydney, Mona Vale, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

First time that everything somewhat came together and first time editing using Startools. I think my exposure may be too long for my seeing conditions, or maybe my gain is too high at 100 for my 1600mm. Just a luminance image for now.

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NGC 253: Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Budd