NGC 253 was discovered by Caroline Herschel, the sister of William Herschel on the 23 September 1783 with an excellent small Newtonian telescope of 27 inches, more information at: http://www.messier.seds.org/xtra/ngc/n0253.html
Measuring 70,000 light years across, the Sculptor Galaxy is known as a starburst galaxy for its current high rate of star formation, one result of which is its superwind, a stream energetic material spewing out from the center of the galaxy out into space.
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Images taken at my Stardust Observatory at Leyburn in September with a Meade 80mm refractor telescope and Canon 6D Mark 11 camera, 30x 3 minute subs with darks plus flats, with ISO 2500. Images were stacked in DSS and processed in PS.