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Contains:  Sculptor galaxy, NGC 253
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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer
NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80

NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80

Technical card

Resolution: 1560x1120

Dates:Sept. 22, 2019

Frames: 272x120"

Integration: 9.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.83%

Astrometry.net job: 3012535

RA center: 11.882 degrees

DEC center: -25.303 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.913 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.123 degrees

Field radius: 0.510 degrees

Data source: Traveller

Description

9 hours of data from our September beach trip to Sunset Beach, NC. Relatively dark site but ocean haze and a bit of moon added some challenge. Fun to grab data for a couple of targets that are too low to image from home. I wasn't sure how well my deck-based setup would work since I could feel the house move from the wind, but overall not too many problems. Would be fun to image this with a smaller image scale than the 80mm refractor, but that was a compromise for travel.

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Vassar1976
Rowland Archer
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  • NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer
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    NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer
    B

B

Zoomed in and took down the red a bit. I like these colors better, and since the galaxy is the star of the show, might as well make it a bigger part of the field.

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NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy - ASI1600MC - Esprit 80, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer

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