Messier 104 Sombrero Galaxy

Messier 104Sombrero Galaxy

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Object: Messier 104 Sombrero Galaxy (NGC 4594) - Constellation Virgo

Distance: 29 Million light years

Date(s) Taken: Various Dates from April 30th through May 15th, 2010

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Exposures: 5 hours total duration

20 Luminance- 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

4 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

4 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

1 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

Image Utilization - 42%

 

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