The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

Posted by dark_falconer
on Friday, October 16, 2015

28 million light years distant and 55,000 light years across. I have always loved to observe the Sombrero, it is pleasure to begin imaging it.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Starblast 4.5" Imaging Reflector

Imaging cameras: Canon T3 1100D EOS Rebel

Mounts: Celestron NexStar GT Alt/Az Goto with NexStar+ Hand Controller

Software: DeepSkyStacker, Stellarium Developers Stellarium, Backyard EOS, 19th Parallel Sagelight Image Editor

Filters: Baader Planetarium 1 1/4" IR-Cut Moon & Skyglow Neodymium Filter

Accessories: Orion 8x40mm Straight Through Finderscope Grey


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