Flintstone Stargazing

November 25, 2008

C65-Sculptor Galaxy on 11/25/08

Filed under: astronomy, Astrophotography, Caldwell Object, NGC, Observation Journal — Tags: , , — Ed @ 11:42 pm

Here’s the Sculptor Galaxy image I was working on this evening – over an hour of image data on this wonderful object found in the constellation Sculptor. It’s really one of my favorite targets for my camera. Through the eyepiece, it’s easily visible as a cigar-shaped smudge, but I can’t make out much, if any, detail.

I’m now working on an image of Merope one of the stars of the Pleiades which has a wonderful nebula around it. I’ll post that next.


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