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


            Scotty Bishop
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M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planwave CDK 24

Imaging cameras: FLI PL 9000

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2021  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor

Filters: Astrodon B  ·  Astrodon G  ·  Astrodon R

Astrodon B: 6x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon G: 6x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon R: 6x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Astrometry.net job: 4254008

RA center: 12h 39' 59"

DEC center: -11° 37' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.985 degrees

Field radius: 0.361 degrees

Resolution: 2955x2978

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce


Here's M104, the Sombrero Galaxy. It is pretty cool that you can see texture in the dark band rather than just a stripe like any of my previous attempts. You can also see a few other galaxies in the area too!


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M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy, 


            Scotty Bishop

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