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


            Chuck's Astrophot...
Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured

Sombrero Galaxy (M104) Captured

Technical card

Resolution: 2452x2074

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

Astronomik Blue: 120x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik CLS: 170x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik 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% job: 2622030

RA center: 12h 39' 58"

DEC center: -11° 37' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.694 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.214 degrees

Field radius: 0.309

Data source: Backyard


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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  • Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...
  • Final
    Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...


A little flatter in the core.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sombrero Galaxy (M104)  Captured, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...