67 million light-years away in the constellation of Sculptor you can find the apparently 10mag bright and 5′.2 × 2′.6 sized barred spiral galaxy NGC613.It was discovered by William Herschel in 1798.The classification as a SBbc(rs) typed galaxy indicates its barred centre.There is strong star formation at the ends of this bar,which also extends to its blue spiral arms.
Its nucleus is a strong source of radio emission.Its structure suggest the presence of a massive black hole of more then 100x the mass of our sun.
LRGB image with L = 23x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 15.7 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
RA.: 01h 34m 18.235s
Decl.: –29° 25′ 06.56″
here you can see a picture that shohs 75% of the FLIs image-field:click inside to get full resolution
this is a more detailed close-up:
this is a link to the result with the HST