NGC 300 in Sculptor
Exposure time total:
2015-10-04 + 07
Astro Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
L 11x6 min
FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner)
Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
+ 8.8 mag
6.5 Mio light years
19.3’ x 13.3’
NGC 300 is a member of the Sculptor group of galaxies, a nearby group,
which contains five spiral galaxies and more than 20 dwarf galaxies.
The structure of NGC 300 is very similar to the structure of M 33.