NGC 3077

I was intrigued by NGC3077 in Ken’s recent post – something you don’t normally see in the M81/82 field. I discovered I had imaged this with the PD (on its own) a couple of years ago. (https://roslistonastronomy.uk/sun-venus-galaxies-and-supernovae-15032017)

Trawling around images on the www, it was even more interesting in that there is a dark patch in the middle of it.see

https://www.google.com/search?q=ngc3077&safe=strict&rlz=1C1GTPM_enGB722GB722&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=iqSjRka2hCHqdM%253A%252Co7TNL6ORVKmYoM%252C_&usg=AI4_-kRz4Xzze1dcMESDL2AFP_8lTyUUFw&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiw5da1lbHgAhWtXRUIHZ5CCG8Q9QEwAnoECAMQBg#imgrc=iqSjRka2hCHqdM:

There is just a hint of this in my image.

Worth a reprocess effort to see if more detail can be recovered?

Here is the result:

Maybe a good future target for the experts?

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