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

LRGB 9.7 hours

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object - Located in the constellation of Sculptor at a distance of about 39 million light years.

It is a spiral galaxy which is nearly face on and a late type spiral with star formation ongoing.