This barred spiral galaxy is part of the M81 group and is almost 15 million lightyears distant.
This image is the result of 3h of LRGB and 1h of Ha data capture from Horsham, over 3 evenings in February 2022. A ZWO ASI2600MM Pro monochrome camera was used, through an 8-inch Teleskop-Service Ritchey-Chretien Cassegrain reflector.
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Photographer: Graham Wilcock