A hydrogen alpha view of this familar cigar shaped galaxy shows the starburst core bright in hydrogen alpha. Vastly more exposure is required to do this object justice in Ha, but interesting nevertheless.
Captured in ArtemisCapture, calibrated in ImagetoolsCa, combined in maxim, thuggery in photoshop
Exposure Details :
Astrodon 6nm Ha MPCC 5x600s on 200mm @ F5 with ART285
Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK