Centaurus A, Fourcade-Figueroa Shred, NGC 5237

A deep look at the strange galaxy Centaurus AAnyone who has looked at Centaurus A will agree that it is absolutely spectacular! As galaxies go, it’s a very odd-looking garbled object – both in photographs and, for us observers, in our telescopes. In fact, its unique appearance makes it one of the few galaxies that is instantly recognizable from its images when you see it through your telescope – stunningly bright and exquisitely beautiful, its famous dust lane across its middle showing up very well even in modest telescopes, and

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