Hickson 68, a compact galaxy group in Canes Venatici.
A stack of 8 eight minute exposures using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 Newtonian with a Paracorr.
The image was calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked, and k-sigma Wavelet Noise Reduction, followed by
a Tangent Histogram Shaping was performed using AIP4WINV2.
This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1392x1040.