This rarely imaged region lies in the Southern constellation of Apus (77 Deg South…)
The dust lanes are IFN (Integrated Flux Nebula) – which are thin haze of gas and dust above our Galaxy's plane.
Through it we can see 3 Galaxies which are Millions of LY further away:
IC 4633 (size 4'x3')
Below it the Galaxy IC 4635 (Size 3'x0.7')
Can you find another Galaxy? (PGC 60085 size 1.6'x0.3')
Imaged with the Boren-Simon 8" F2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M with FW5 filterwheel with BAADER HaLRGB filters
LRGB with 60min LUM and 6 min for each color (BIN 2x2)
Total of 78 minutes.
Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2011