NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

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Object: NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy Constellation Sculptor

Distance: 11.4 million light years

Date(s) Taken: October 4,5,21, 2005

Telescope: Orion XT-10 / Losmandy G11 / Gemini

Focal Length: 1254 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -20 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 1.27 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 4 hours total duration

6 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

6 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

6 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

5 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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