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


            John Michael Bell...
M 104- The Sombrero Galaxy

M 104- The Sombrero Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 5798x3581

Dates:May 25, 2019

Frames:Optolong 2" L pro: 53x120" (gain: 175.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.8 hours

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 21.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00 job: 2712822

RA center: 189.989 degrees

DEC center: -11.619 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.274 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 350.530 degrees

Field radius: 0.260 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


Took a week off while to finish out the school year. Celebrating another year of teaching done by throwing up the hat... with my first posted version of the Sombrero Galaxy. Lets have a great summer with plenty of clear skies! Thanks for stopping by



John Michael Bell...
License: Attribution Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 104- The Sombrero Galaxy, 


            John Michael Bell...