NGC 55 (Scl)

NGC 55 (Scl)

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Date/Site: 31. December 2018 and 1. January 2019, Daniel-Verschatse-Observatory at the Hacienda los Andes, Chile
Exposure/
Filter:
R: 12 x 300 seconds,
G: 12 x 300 seconds,
B: 12 x 300 seconds (-15°C)
Camera: SBIG STL11000 with Astronomik Type II-Filters
Optics/
Instrument:
Astro-Physics 175mm f/8 StarFire EDF Triplet Refractor with flattener on AP1200 GTO
Guiding: Lodestar attached to a 50mm-finder,
focusing: Robofocus and FocusMax,
image acquisition: CCD-Commander and MaximDL 6,
calibration and processing: PixInsight 1.8

NGC 55 is a tidally disturbed galaxy in the constellation Sculptor.

© Friedhelm Hübner, last revision:  20.08.2022