Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero galaxy
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Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured, 



    
        

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Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured
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Sombrero Galaxy (M104) Captured

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES127mm f/7.5 ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik Red  ·  Green  ·  Blue  ·  Optolong L-pro  ·  CLS

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattene Hotech SCA Field Flattner  ·  MoonLite 2.5" Focuser with MotorFocus  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


Dates:March 17, 2019March 26, 2019April 1, 2019

Frames:
Blue: 120x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
CLS: 170x60" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Green: 120x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong L-pro: 150x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 120x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 19.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2621702

RA center: 12h 39' 59"

DEC center: -11° 37' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.694 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.232 degrees

Field radius: 0.309 degrees


Resolution: 2452x2074

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first completed galaxy of the season. The Sombrero Galaxy has always been one of my favorite galaxies - something about that flat edge-on look. It's an extremely low object for me to capture and never rises above 35 degrees high in the south in my location.

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Description: A little flatter in the core.

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