Sculptor Galaxy

The Scluptor Galaxy is also known as the Silver Dollar Galaxy, or cataloged as NGC 253 (also Caldwell 65). This galaxy is currently undergoing intense star formation and is located about 11 million light years away.

 Image Details
Camera: Canon T1i (Modified)
Optic: Veloce RH-200 @ f/3
Exposure: 17x15minutes
Mount: Paramount MX
Date: November 18, 2012
Other: Stayed late after a clouded out Chiefland Star Party and got a single clear night, where I captured this object near a 1/2 lit moon!

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Sculptor Galaxy