Centaurus-A, NGC 5128

- a peculiar galaxy thought to be two galaxies in collision and a very strong source of radio emission: distance approximately 10MLy.

Here's another version of the data reworked in February 2015.

 

Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Lens: Takahashi TOA-130 f/7.7 (fov 2x1.5 approx)
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2 Guiding: e-Finder
Filters/Exposures: LRGB: 110(bin1x1):25:25:25 min (2x2), 3hr5min total Location: ASV Leon Mow Dark Sky Site, Heathcote
Date: June 2011 Processing: CCDStack2, RegiStar and CS5 (reprocessed July2012)