Location of Photo:
Siding Spring Observatory (Australia)
Date/Time of photo:
2016 Nov. 28 - 11h45 UT
iTelescope.Net 51-cm reflector F/4.5 - FLI 3056x3056 CCD camera - Luminance filter
5-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.