NGC253 Sculptor Galaxy.

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  1. =BF=

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    Shot this last week end from a dark site north west of summerset dam near brisbane.

    It was shot with a cooled mono camera in LRGB format and is a stack of about 30 shots totaling around 2.5hours of exposure.

    I used a Takahashi FS102 telescope at F8. There's a 2meg version here.


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  2. disci

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    Wow BF: both eerie and stunning. Thanks for sharing.

    Des
     
  3. bubblegoose

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    God it in a higher res? especially that bloby bit in the middle!

    Top stuff :thumbup:
     
  4. lothloriel

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    really great capture
     
  5. Deftone2k

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    Amazing dude well done
     
  6. yangby

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    holy shit dude!!!!

    Absolutely love it!
     
  7. stenchlord

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    Awesome capture.
     
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    =BF=

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    Glad you like it. It's not often you get this sort of detail out a 4" scope. It did get down to below zero during the shoot which would have helped cut down on turbulence in the air.
     
  9. baar01

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    Awesome! It makes me want to buy a telescope
     
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    In that case check out Fred's site for a close up view.
    There is probably someone in that galaxy taking pictures of us, right now :)
     
  11. Kaliban

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    Great shot mate! Quite a few small background galaxies as well that you can see in the 2M version
     
  12. isaaus

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    Nice shot, quite like it :)
     
  13. lothloriel

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    omg
    thank you for the link those are amazing
     
  14. andyroo54

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    Better than some of hubbles work :D
     
  15. hcase

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    Great detail - love it :thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    thats cool
     

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