NGC246 and NGC255

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - Integrated guide camera and AOX

Focuser/Rotator - Moonlite Nitecrawler 30

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

LHaOIIIRGB 39.5 hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Cetus.

NGC246 is a planetary nebula at a distance of 1600 light years.

NGC255 is a face on galaxy lying at a distance of 59 million light years.