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Contains:  Sombrero galaxy, M 104, NGC 4594
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Sombrero Pancake!, 


Sombrero Pancake!

Sombrero Pancake!

Technical card

Resolution: 4436x3328

Dates:Feb. 21, 2017

Frames: 100x300"

Integration: 8.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.61% job: 1480502

RA center: 12h 39' 59"

DEC center: -11° 36' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.640 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.091 degrees

Field radius: 0.493

Locations: Caxambas Observatory, Southwest Florida, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard


I managed to fuss with the Sombrero Galaxy enough to make it look like a pancake! This is such a bright galaxy that I tend to overexpose it. One day I will increase the amount of frames and decrease the exposure per frame so I can resolve the middle........I think.

Thanks for looking



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Sombrero Pancake!,