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 35hours

Processed in CCDstack 2 and Photoshop CS6

Object - Located in the constellation of Hydra at a distance of about 22 million light years.

The active core is considered to be a Seyfert 2 with a black hole that is about 3 million solar masses

NGC3621 is known as a field spiral galaxy, which means it is alone in a field and not being gravitationally affected by nearby galaxies.