NGC253 - The Sculptor Galaxy

    Exposure Details
    Lens Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 - No optional accessories needed
    Focal Length 550mm
    Focal Ratio F5.5
    Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma2M
    Guiding Orion Magnificient Mini Autoguider
    Camera Canon 60Da
    Exposure 12 lights at 300 seconds each
    Calibration 12 darks, no flats, no bias
    Date November 1st of the year 2013
    Temperature It wasn't too bad. A little chilly=)
    SQM Reading Bortle 2
    Seeing Great
    Location Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus - Crowell, TX
    Software Used Backyard EOS, Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight, PHD Guiding
    Notes This image was part of a particular test being perfomred and was suggested by one of my 3RF associates. I feel it came out pretty good given the short amount of exposure.

© 2017 Astrophotography by Jerry Gardner