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Colour-composite image of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 300 and the surrounding sky field, obtained in 1999 and 2000 with the Wide-Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at the La Silla Observatory.

15 years of NGC 300 distance

This exact day 15 years ago we published a paper that became a setting stone for our long-lasting project on improving the calibration of the cosmic distance scale in the local Universe.