Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 300
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NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group
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NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group

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NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group, 



    
        

            Herbert Walter
NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group
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NGC 300 - a prominente member of the Sculptor Galaxy Group

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 25, 2022
Frames:
108×120(3h 36′)
Integration:
3h 36′
Avg. Moon age:
2.40 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.40%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 6972966

RA center: 00h54m53s.5

DEC center: -37°4055

Pixel scale: 1.350 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.263 degrees

Field radius: 0.704 degrees

Resolution: 3126x2081

File size: 3.7 MB

Data source: Unknown

Description

IAS - International Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia 
Image acquisition by Martin Junius // Image processing by Herbert Walter

L 27 / R 27 / G 26 / B 27 x 120s  (3h32min)

NGC 300 is located in the inconspicuous constellation Sculptor and a prominent member of the "Sculptor group of galaxies".
Its diameter is 94,000 light-years, which is slightly smaller than our Milky Way. With a distance of  6 Mly, it is one of the closest galaxies to us in the southern sky and already easy to spot with binoculars.

https://www.skypixels.at/ngc300_IAS_info.html

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