Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 104  ·  NGC 4594  ·  Sombrero galaxy
M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis, 



    
        

            Stefano Tosi
M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis
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M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis

M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis, 



    
        

            Stefano Tosi
M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis
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M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8-SGT XLT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 650D

Mounts: Celestron CG-5GT

Software: Adobe PHOTOSHOP CS6


Dates:May 17, 2014

Frames: 1x15" (15") ISO6400

Integration: 15"

Avg. Moon age: 17.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.48%

Temperature: 12.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 282580

RA center: 12h 40' 18"

DEC center: -11° 39' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.433 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -167.630 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees


Resolution: 5184x3456

Locations: Parco del Centenario, Trezzano Sul Naviglio, Milano, Italy

Description

M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis. The galaxy is 29.5 million l.y. far away, the satellite is just a few hundreds km from Earth's surface.

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M 104 galaxy with artificial satellite rotating quickly on its axis, 



    
        

            Stefano Tosi