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 + 2015-10-19
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Camera: FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 17x6min / R 6x6min / G 6x6min / B 5x6min
Exposure time total: 3h24min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis