Equipment and other photo info:
Celestron C10-N, Canon 400d, 10x270sec @ ISO800
Manually guided with Maksutov 90/1250 + Microguide EP 12.5mm
Mount: EQ6 Vis
Processing software: DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight 1.0, Photoshop CS2
The well-known “Sombrero” galaxy M104 (NGC 4594) in Virgo. This is an excellent example of the early-type Sa spirals, with tightly-wound spiral arms and a large-luminous bulge. The dense dust lane in this disk gives the galaxy its common name.
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