A Superlative Spiral
By Scott Mellish (NGC 1365 Barred Spiral Galaxy)
Barred spiral galaxy
Ilford NSW Australia
56cm f5 Dobsonian telescope
Sky Quality Meter reading: 21:57
Black Canford paper
Soft white pencil
White pastel chalk
White oil pencil
NGC 1365 was discovered by James Dunlop in 1826, and ranks as one of the most beautiful barred spiral galaxies in the skies.
In the 56cm dob one can only describe the view via the use of superlatives.