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Meet NGC 5128 a starburst galaxy

NGC 5128 galaxy

Meet NGC 5128 a starbusrt galaxy. Discovered in 1826 by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop who at the time lived ine in Parramatta, in New South Wales, Australia. This image is the result of a collaboration opportunity I had with a Mr. Russ Jacob from Australia. Russ is an astrophotographer and images the southern hemisphere night sky. The […]

Centaurus A Supernova in test frame

Location of Supernova in Centaurus A indicated by green lines.

This is a test image for framing which I took of the prominent Centaurus A galaxy, designated NGC 5128. It was taken using the the T9 remote iTelescope at Siding Springs Observatory in Australia. This is a quick 5 min image taken through a luminance filter. I also captured the Centaurus A supernova. Called SN […]