NGC 891 is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away. Recent high resolution images of its central disk reveal unusual filaments extending into the galaxy's halo away from the disk. It is believed supernovae explosions caused this dust to be ejected outwards toward the halo.

Technical Information       
Date:                       September, 2009
Location:                 Green Valley, Arizona
Telescope:              Takahashi TOA 130F
Camera:                  SBIG ST-2000XM
Filters:                     Astrodon Gen 1
Mount:                     AstroPhysics 1200
Exposure:                LRGB = 205:100:100:100 minutes, all unbinned
Software:                 Acquisition: Maxim DL 5, TheSky6
                                Processing: CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 with various plugins

NGC 891