NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy                                              (image is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium ,,large)

Distance:  11 million light years

Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 690wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 4x10min L (bin1x1); 1x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, PI, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

28 October 2021 - Las Cruces, NM

This image is first time to come back to this object in nearly 9 years.

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