Galaxy cluster Abell South 605 in Pavo. A huge big fat wombat-sized elliptical dominates the centre. Towards 11 o'clock is the beautiful S-shaped spiral IC 4769. There are approximately 140 other galaxies visible in the image.
Aspen CG16M on 20 inch PlaneWave. Lum 9.5 hrs; RGB 3 hrs each channel, all in 30 min subs.
Field approx 36 min arc, 0.55 sec arc/pixel, North up.
Galaxy clusterAbell 605Abell South 605AS 605IC 4769