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Sombrero Galaxy - M104 _ 5-7 May 2022
 
© Mariusz Goralski

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The Sombrero Galaxy, also known as M104 or NGC 4594, is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 31 million LY from Earth.
The galaxy has a diameter of approximately 50,000 light-years), a third of the size of the Milky Way.
It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane in its inclined disk.
The dark dust lane and the bulge give this galaxy the appearance of a sombrero.

Imaged using a 8" SCT (at the native 2032mm focal length), with a QHY268M camera on a hypertuned CGEM mount.

The total exposure time of this image for all of the LRGB filters  was 6 hours and 14 minutes.
Exposures: L:17x600s & 15x300s @ FW:31, R:14x120s, G:12x180s, B:13x300s @ HCG:62/OFS:25
 

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