NGC 253 the Sculptor galaxy
~11.4 million light years distant
Imaged November 2nd and 3rd, 2012 from Ocala, Florida.
LRGB L:3 hours and 22min RGB 1 hour each
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guidescope with SSAG
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini IIClick here to view retired image of this galaxy