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
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Optics: takahashi FS-102 @ f8 adapter: none
Date: 12/02/2005    Time: 03:21:00 UTC
Exposure: 2 x 300s Full and 1 x 300s medium binned 2x2 combined
Resolution: Full 1600x1200
Guiding: ST-2000XM (TC237 guide chip)
Acquisition: SBIG ST-1000XM7 camera, CFW8-A filter wheel
Software: SBIG CCDOPS ver 5.41 build 6NT
notes: Autodark added to each image. Combin3ed in CCDSoft

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© , 2006
Last edited:9/4/2006, by Don Lewis, Wye Mountain Observatory