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NGC1313

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - 302mm GSO f4 Truss Newtonian, QSI WSG-8, Software Bisque PME

Guiding - SBIG STi

Software - MaximDL 6, Focusmax V4, SkyX, CCDautopilot 5

LHaRGB 16.6 hours

Processed in CCDstack 2 and Photoshop CS6

Object - Located in the constellation of Reticulum at a distance of about 12.9 million light years.

Also known as the Topsy Turvy Galaxy, lots of star formation can be seen with many Ha and Hb regions present. The galaxy is about 50,000 light years in diameter.