Astrophotography of Galaxies

NGC 253 Silver Dollar Galaxy in Sculptor

NGC 253 Silver Dollar  Galaxy

Date: October 28, 2008

Telescope: Celestron C11 XLT f/5 on CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 8 4-min subframes (32 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD Guiding

Comments: Baader UV/IR cut filter, taken under dark skies near Rodeo, NM

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