||25.1' x 7.1'
The Sculptor Galaxy, also known as the Silver Coin or Silver Dollar Galaxy,
NGC 253, is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. The
Sculptor Galaxy is a starburst galaxy, which means that it is currently
undergoing a period of intense star formation.
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The raw images were taken by Jim Riffle from Astroworks during testing of the
Centurion 18 in Arizona. I cannot get such quality for an object so low over
horizon at my latitude.
||Exp Time (s)
|Dec 13, 2001
|LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP