Location of photoSiding Spring Observatory (Australia)
Date/Time of photo2016 Nov. 28 - 11h45 UT
EquipmentiTelescope.Net 51-cm reflector F/4.5 - FLI 3056x3056 CCD camera - Luminance filter
Description5-minute exposure on the peculiar spiral galaxy NGC 55 in Sculptor. At 6 million light-years supergiant stars are resolved in the galaxy disk. Many faint and distant galaxies are visible in the same field, some of them more than a billion light-years away.