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M104 - Sombrero crop, 


            Nicholas Jones

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion Optics UK ODK 10" f6.8

Imaging camera:QSI 583 ws

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software:CCDStack 2

Filter:Astrodon LRGB2

Resolution: 1628x816

Dates:April 8, 2016

Frames: 60x300"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.65% job: 1039510


This is a 300% crop of a Sombrero image I've been working on.
The funky diffraction spikes are due to a piece of cardboard that I was using to cover some internal reflections of my ODK10 telescope. Unfortunately the cardboard piece dislodged during image capture.



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)


M104 - Sombrero crop, 


            Nicholas Jones