Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero galaxy
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M104, the Sombrero galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Tecnosky RC8 Carbon
Imaging Cameras
ZWO Optical ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
SkyWatcher AZ EQ6 GT
Filters
ZWO LRGB 31.8 filters
Accessories
ZWO EFWmini (5 x 1.25″or 5 x 31mm) · AstroPhysics Flattener 67PF462
Software
photoshop · ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator 3.0 · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Tecnosky 80/600 acromatico
Guiding Cameras
lacerta mgen2

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 31, 2019
Frames:
ZWO LRGB 31.8 filters: 40x120" (1h 20') (gain: 134.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB 31.8 filters: 30x90" (45') (gain: 134.00) -20C bin 1x1
Integration:
2h 5'
Avg. Moon age:
26.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
9.60%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
2.00
Temperature:
13.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2738611

RA center: 12h39m30s.10

DEC center: -11°3730

Pixel scale: 0.982 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.327 degrees

Field radius: 0.428 degrees

Resolution: 2500x1890

Locations: Palombaggia, Porto Vecchio, France

Data source: Traveller

Description

(a little cropped)

this is about 2 hours of total exposure time with RC8 astrograph with astrophysics 0.67x reducer and Zwo ASI1600 mono camera in LRGB

taken pointing over the sea @ Palombaggia, South Corse.

Another little dream reached, this object was my obsession on childhood dreaming to take a shot, and now 42 y.o. i've done lol!

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