Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 253, Silver dollar galaxy


Type Galaxy
Position 00 47.6, -25 17
Constellation Sculptor
Camera and Telescope ST10-XME and C8
Focal Ratio F5 using Optec focal reducer
Exposure Details LRGB 80:15:15:15, Luminance binned 1x1, Colours 2x2 
Description The most prominent and well known galaxy in Sculptor.  It resembles a much smaller M31.