NGC 247 Galaxy in Cetus

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Startrek
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NGC 247 Galaxy in Cetus

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Captured NGC 247 for the very first time , an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cetus (part of the Sculptor group ) This galaxy is located 11.1 million light years from Earth and has magnitude 10 brightness.
Captured under Bortle 8 light polluted Suburban skies

6” f6 GSO newt
Skywatcher EQ6-R mount
Imaging camera ZWOASI2600MC Ascom Gain 100 cooled to -10C
180 x 90 sec dithered guided subs
30 x Flats
40 x Bias
Tracking and Goto EQMOD and Ascom Stellarium
Captured in APT
PHD2 Multistar guiding ( 0.65 to 0.75 arc sec error total)
Stacked in DSS
Processed in Startools V1.7 OSC linear data set

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Comments most welcome
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