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NGC 55, a closeup

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, a closeup

NGC 55, a closeup

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.