Constellation: Sculptor
Right Ascension: 00h 47m 33s
Declination: −25° 17′ 18″
Distance: 10 million ly
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NGC 253, aka Sculptor Galaxy, aka Silver Dollar Galaxy.One of the brightest galaxies visible, but a bit low in the sky for Northern observers. About 11 million light years away and a diameter of 90,000 light years. Also one of the dustiest and is undergoing intense star formation.

Telescope: EDT 80mm Reftactor
Camera: ZWO A071 Color