Galaxy - NGC253

 Astrophotography details:

Film Hypered Ektachrome E100S
Telescope/camera Meade LX-200 10"
F-ratio F/10 (Prime focus)
Exposure time 2 hours
AutoGuider Meade Pictor 201-XT
Autoguider exposure time 5 seconds
guide star SAO 166583 (Magnitude 11.1 - this may be the dimmest guide star I've had to use with the autoguider...)
Date of Photo 2125 Hours local, 8 November 1996
Location Dark site 55 miles southwest of Tempe
Additional image processing Image was color corrected significantly due to greenish cast of the new Ektachrome films (See Horsehead photos) and brightness and contrast adjusted.  Cropped.
Posted  8 February 97