Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - Integrated guide camera

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

LRGB 240 60 60 60(20 minute subs luminance and 15 minutes for RGB)

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Centaurus at a distance of 11.7 million light years. It is classified as a Seyfert galaxy with a Seyfert 2 nucleus.