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


            Frank Kane
Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

Technical card

Resolution: 2175x1478

Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 109x120"

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18% 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

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, 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