Sombrero Galaxy, M104
Copyright 2011
Larry Phillips
M104, Sombrero Galaxy, NGC 4594 in the constellation Virgo

Spiral galaxy.

Distance: 50 million light years.
Size: Not available
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: 10 red, 10 green, and 10 blue sub images @ 5 minutes each
                 for a total exposure time of 150 minutes or 2 hours 30 minutes.
Date: April 5 & 10, 2008
Software: Camera and guider control - MaximDL, calibration, stacking, & creation of
                 color image - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS2.