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NGC 253

NGC 253

The Sculptor Galaxy (also known as the Silver Coin or Silver Dollar Galaxy, NGC 253, or Caldwell 65) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor.
It is about 11 Million LY from us (WIKI)

Imaged with the Boren-Simon 8" F2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M with FW5 filterwheel with BAADER HaLRGB filters
LRGB with 50min LUM and 15 min for each color total of 95 minutes.

Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2011


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