Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO 8" RC, with QSI583WSG

Guiding - QSI OAG and Orion Star Shoot Autoguider.

LRGB -100 50 50 50

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS3

Object - Located in the constellation of Centaur, this is a nearly edge on galaxy at a distance of 11.7 million light years.

Notes - I have been wanting to do this galaxy justice for such a long time. I think with just a bit more data I will be very happy with this image.