The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. It is located about 11.4 million light years from Earth. Image was taken when the galaxy was almost directly overhead in the last hour before moonrise.
|Camera||Nikon D50||Scope||GSO 8 RC|
|Mount||EQ6-Pro||Guiding||WO Megrez 72FD, PHD, QHY5|
|Exposure||5.5 min x 10 (total exposure 55 minutes)||Location||Heathcote|