Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero galaxy
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Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Sombrero Galaxy
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Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Sombrero Galaxy
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
IAC80 Telescope
Imaging Cameras
IAC CAMELOT Imager
Software
Iris · PixInsight LE

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 27, 2011
Frames:
1x120" (2') bin 1x1
Integration:
2'
Avg. Moon age:
24.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
25.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 108086

RA center: 12h39m58s.6

DEC center: -11°3657

Pixel scale: 0.610 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.941 degrees

Field radius: 0.123 degrees

Resolution: 1024x1024

Locations: Las Cañadas del Teide - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), None

Description

The Sombrero Galaxy is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Virgo, it was discovered on 1767 by Pierre Méchain. Your main characteristic is your huge dust disc around of an enormous central bulge which contains a supermassive black hole.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)

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Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó