NGC 55

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Object data of NGC55

Object type: Galaxy (SBm)
Size: 31.2' x 5.9'
Magnitude: 8.4 mag
Constellation: Scl
Distance: 7 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 55 is a Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy located about 7 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-17
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: TS Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8
Camera: FLI ML16200 with Baader filters
Binning: L 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 13x6min
Exposure time total: 1h 18min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis