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


            Frank Kane
Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
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Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher StarLux 190MN

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MyT

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz DeNoise 6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Accessory: MoonLite Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor

Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 109x120"

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2663030

RA center: 12h 39' 53"

DEC center: -11° 38' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.558 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 351.780 degrees

Field radius: 0.204 degrees

Resolution: 2175x1478

Locations: Merritt Island home, Merritt Island, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard


Started to get hints of structure within the disk of the Sombrero Galaxy last night with just a few hours of exposure from light-polluted suburbia. Also a couple of faint fuzzies visible in the lower-right corner that I didn't know were there.



Frank Kane
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Sombrero Galaxy (M104), 


            Frank Kane