The Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in the Constellation Pavo - by Mike O'Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday )
Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in Pavo - by Mike O'Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday ).
NGC 6744 is a Milky Way like barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Pavo.
Visible only from lower latitudes, the light we see now left this galaxy around 30 million years ago.
Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in Pavo.
Skywatcher Quattro 10" f4 Newtonian telescope.
Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount.
Orion 80mm f5 guide scope and auto guider - PHD2.
Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector, no filter.
Nikon D5300 (unmodified).
Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.
ISO800, 14bit NEF, Long Exp. NR on.
44 x 120sec 4th Sept 2016
Processed in PixInsight and finished off in Photoshop.