Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  M104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero Galaxy  ·  Sombrero galaxy
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
Powered byPixInsight

Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK17

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumenttaion Proline 16803

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK17

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: PHD2 PHD 2.6.2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red


Dates:Feb. 22, 2020

Frames:
Blue: 8x600"
Green: 8x600"
Red: 8x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%


Astrometry.net job: 3941630

RA center: 12h 39' 58"

DEC center: -11° 38' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.855 degrees

Field radius: 0.492 degrees


Resolution: 3948x3927

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Virgo, 29.35 million light years from Earth. It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane.

Comments

Revisions

  • Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
    Original
  • Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
    B
  • Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
    C
  • Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
    D
  • Final
    Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
    E

B

Description: The challenge is coaxing more detail, easier said than done.

Uploaded: ...

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Messier-104 the Sombrero Galaxy, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars