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Centaurus A

6" APO + 80mm ED refractors
NJP mount

2006 SPSP Astrophotography competition
First Place: Galaxies section

Published in New Sky & Space magazine, Aust Sky & Telescope
and featuring in the 2006 David Malin Awards exhibition touring
Australian observatories throughout 2006.

Finalist in Sky & Telescope 2007 Beautiful Universe photo contest

Here is an image of Centarus A taken with an 8m class telescope in Chile

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noah 03-Nov-2007 09:45
what is it covering
Anderson P.Barbosa 30-Jul-2006 20:52
Astrtonomia é muito valorosa,pois nos faz refletir sobre a Grandeza da Criacao,e a Inconmensurável Sabedoria do Criador de Todas as Coisas,fazendo-nos curvarmos,com humildade e respeito,Belas Astrofotos,Obrigado,Amigo1
Aussie Pete 01-Jul-2006 19:53
A delicate and detailed image Mike. One of the best.
Mark Hammond 07-Jun-2006 15:35
One of the best images of this galaxy ever done by an amateur? Lovely
budguinn 25-Feb-2006 14:32
I'd mentioned before that this is one of my favorite gives me a truly "outer space" feeling...much like M104......that lovely glow behind the dust lanes.
You have captured it, and processed it, just perfectly. This would make a wonderful wall hanger