Centaurus Galaxy Cluster

Cluster of galaxies in Centaurus; the brightest member, near centre, is NGC 4696.

Click on image to toggle a key with circles identifying the numerous galaxies in this field. Click here for a higher-resolution version (1.6 MB).

Below, a selection of crops (indicated by boxes in key).

11-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at 560mm focal length; DSLR camera.