NGC 253 in Sculptor
Discovered by Caroline Herschel!

Right Ascension = 00h 47m 33.1s (h:m:s), Declination = -25 17' 17 (deg:m:s)
Magnitude = 7.1, Size = 25 X 7.4 arc minutes

 NGC 253 a edge on spiral galaxy in Sculptor

Optics: C8    adapter: Fastar (f2)
Date: 12/13/2004    Time: 02:22:00 UTC
Exposure: R = 16 min (2min x 8 exp), G = B = 20 min (2min x 10 exp each)
Resolution: Full (640x480)
Guiding: st4 and C102 @ f10
Acquisition: SBIG ST-237 camera, individual images 2 min each
Software: SBIG CCDOPS ver 5.36B10
notes: Autodark added to each image. RGB's stacked in CCDOPS

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