Centaurus-A, NGC 5128

- a peculiar galaxy thought to be two galaxies in collision and a very strong source of radio emission: distance approximately 9MLy.

 

Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters OTA: Takahashi TOA-130 fl=1000/1500mm f7.7/11.2 (fov ~1.5x1 approx)
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2 Guiding: E-finder
Filters/Exposures: L:R:G:B: 170(bin1x1):60:65:70 min (2x2), 6hr 5min total Location: ASV's LMDSS, Heathcote
Dates: June 2011 and July 2017 Processing: CCDStack2, RegiStar and PS CS5 (reprocessed 2022)