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NGC 55, irregular galaxy in constellation Sulptor

NGC 55, barred irregular galaxy in constellation Sculptor. Distance about 7 million light years.
Technical details:

16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera.
LRGB combo. An Australian remote telescope
13x600s for the Luminance and 3x600s / RGB-channel . Dark, Bias and Flat calibrated.
Raw data is shared by Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio

Processing workflow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v4.xxx
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

NGC 55, irregular galaxy in constellation Sulptor

NGC 55, irregular galaxy in constellation Sulptor

NGC 55, barred irregular galaxy in constellation Sculptor. Distance about 7 million light years.
Technical details:

16" RCOS ja Apogee U9000 camera.
LRGB combo. An Australian remote telescope
13x600s for the Luminance and 3x600s / RGB-channel . Dark, Bias and Flat calibrated.
Raw data is shared by Petri Kehusmaa and J-P Metsavainio

Processing workflow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v4.xxx
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack.
Deconvolution with a CCDSharp, 30 iterations.
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.