NGC253 Sculptor Galaxy 23rd August 2017

Spiral Galaxy in constellation of Sculptor, 12 Million Light Years distant.

Camera:                                                Canon450D Modified
Telescope:                                             Skywatcher ED80 on EQ6 Mount
Guided:                                                 Meade DSI C and Prostar 50mm Guidescope
Raw Frames:                                         5 X 2 minutes
Stacking,Stretching,Noise Redn etc:    Nebulosity
Further Processing:                               Photoshop CC

Not taking flat or dark frames these days.  Dithering during image acquisition reduces the image noise and the spot healing brush tool in Photoshop removes dust mote blotches and hot pixels from the image.

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