Image submitted by Ian Smith
Image is of the Perseus Galaxy Cluster one of the most massive objects in the Universe, and contains thousands of galaxies immersed in an enormous cloud of superheated gas.(I counted at least 50 in this image). The Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1275 also known as Perseus A is in the process of colliding with a spiral galaxy approaching at 6.5 million miles per hour?
Image is LRGB with 2 hrs Luminance and 30 mins each colour channel using ATIK 460e with Mak-Newtonian F5.3 on NEQ6, Maxim / DSS /PHD2 /PS5."