NGC 1566

NGC 1566 — Click on image to enlarge

NGC 1566 is a spiral galaxy in Dorado, about 70 million light years away. There is probably a supermassive black hole at the center. Its common moniker is the “Spanish Dancer Galaxy”.

Technical details are as follows:

Imaged by SSRO at CTIO/PROMPT/CTIO in 2014 using an RCOS 16″ RC