Animas, New Mexico
Imaged over five nights in February and March, 2016 from Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.
LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/25804868910/sizes/l
See my refractor image here â€“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/12840913325/sizes/l/.
The Sombrero Galaxy (M104, NGC 4594 and others) is an unbarred spiral galaxy located approximately 28 million light-years away in Virgo.
Luminance â€“ 24x600s â€“ 240 minutes â€“ binned 1×1
RGB â€“ 8x300s â€“ 40 minutes each â€“ binned 2×2
360 minutes total exposure â€“ 6 hours