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Contains:  Sombrero galaxy, M 104, NGC 4594

Image of the day 10/20/2014

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    M104 - Sombrero Galaxy, 





    
        

            Matthew
    M104 - Sombrero Galaxy

    M104 - Sombrero Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Faulkes Telescope South

    Imaging camera:Fairchild CCD486 BI

    Software:DeepSkyStackerPhotoshop

    Filters:Bessell-RBessell-VBessell-B

    Resolution: 1098x1469

    Dates:June 28, 2013

    Frames: 60x60"

    Integration: 1.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 20.42 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 67.98%

    Astrometry.net job: 508639

    RA center: 189.998 degrees

    DEC center: -11.623 degrees

    Orientation: 179.747 degrees

    Field radius: 0.103 degrees

    Locations: Siding Spring Observatory, Sydney, Australia

    Description

    Revision C is annotated with globular clusters that are visible on the image, they may be incorrect or in the wrong place so do not trust it.

    Revision B - Removed some artifacts and increased contrast in centre
    Revision C - Removed more artifacts and lowered brightness of star

    Image taken with Faulkes Telescope South operated by Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network

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    Matthew
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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