Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002
Guiding - AOX
Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5
LHaRGB 23 hours
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6
Object -Located in the constellation of Hydra at a distance of 15 million light years. The galaxy is commonly known as the Southern Pinwheel. Classified as a barred spiral and is one of the closest ones in the night sky to us.