NGC 253

NGC 253 (80) OOO I

NGC 253

A large bright beautiful dusty edge on spiral galaxy in Sculptor at 13 MLY distance.

The largest member of the Sculptor group of galaxies, being approx. 30 arc min long.

Telescope.  16 inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time. 12 x 900 sec. Sept 2012.

Location. (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.