Tagged: NGC 253 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: NGC 253

Sculptor Galaxy thumbnail
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.

Test Shot of the Sculptor Galaxy thumbnail
I was playing around with my camera binning modes in preparation for a dark sky trip next weekend, and ended up with this. Even though it's just a test shot, I think it turned out pretty well. New lesson learned; don't overexpose the stars.

Animation of Sculptor Galaxy Processing Stages thumbnail
Often I like to see how an image is processed from start to finished. Presented in this animation are the main processing steps in sequence from my image of the Sculptor Galaxy