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Contains:  Sombrero galaxy, M 104, NGC 4594
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M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy, 


            Connor Matherne
M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy

M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3700x3700

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 17x1200"
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16x1200"
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x1200"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1200"

Integration: 21.0 hours job: 2233528

RA center: 190.020 degrees

DEC center: -11.624 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.932 degrees

Field radius: 0.400 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest


A classic galaxy, but sadly out of reach for a majority of scopes. The 14.5" even manages to barely be able to tease out the definition within the dust lanes of the galaxy. Still a great target though for amateurs, even if Hubble seems to be the only one to truly show its amazingness :)



Connor Matherne
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Sky plot

Sky plot


M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy, 


            Connor Matherne