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Sculptor Galaxy - NGC 253

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Telescope
Focal Length/Ratio
Mount
Camera
Filters
Exposure
Binning
Focuser
Guiding
Location
Date
Processing
AP160** + AP field flattener
1232mm   F/7.7
Takahashi NJP Temma 2
Apogee Alta U16M
Astrodon Gen2 LRGB
2.83 hours [50 Lum, 40 Blue, 40 Green, 40 Red]
1x1
Robo-Focus
Borg 60 ach + SBIG ST-402ME
Eldorado Star Party, X-Bar Ranch, Eldorado, TX
Oct 17, 2009
- captured with Maxim DL v4
- aligned and combined in Maxim DL v4
- adjusted in PhotoShop CS3

**Courtesy of 3RF.org

Visible to us in the Sculptor constellation, this galaxy is approximately 11 million light-years away from earth.

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