NGC 253, The Sculptor Galaxy

Multipanel Mosaic and Composite from Four Data Sources

8.2 Meter Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope

European Southern Observatory (VLT and Danish 1.5M)

Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler

Star Enhancements using Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools

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1100 X 1190


1600 X 1731


2400 X 2596


3500 X 3786

Copyright 2012 Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ),

European Southern Observatory, Hubble Legacy Archive


Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).