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Contains:  Sombrero galaxy, M 104, NGC 4594
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Sombrero Galaxy, 


            José J. Chambó
Sombrero Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:IAC80 Telescope

Imaging camera:IAC CAMELOT Imager

Software:IrisPixInsight LE

Resolution: 1024x1024

Dates:May 27, 2011

Frames: 1x120" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.33% job: 108086

RA center: 189.994 degrees

DEC center: -11.616 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.610 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.941 degrees

Field radius: 0.123 degrees

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


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)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sombrero Galaxy, 


            José J. Chambó