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NGC253 - The Sculptor Galaxy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Object

NGC253, The Sculptor Galaxy, in Sculptor

  Telescope (Photo) Meade LX200GPS 12 SCT @ f/6.3
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
  Camera (Photo) Olympus OM-1
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-4 (direct drive of guiding telescope)
  Exposure Detail

Combination of 4 exposures (75, 90, 90, and 90 minutes); Fuji SuperHQ 200 film; combined in Registar and processed in Photoshop CS

  Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
  Date 10/30/05, 10/31/05, 11/02/05