Lonely Sombrero | James Maxwell & Nick Webb

Photographer
James Maxwell & Nick Webb
Email
jlmaxwell@jm-astro.com
Location of photo
Near Jemez Springs, NM, USA
Date/Time of photo
May 9-10, 2010
Equipment
10" Meade Schmidt Newtonian, G-11 Losmandy Mount, Cooled Canon DSLR camera, 5" Refractor Guidescope. Processed in Nebulosity and PhotoBrush. 1 hour and 2 minutes total exposure time (267 x 14s exposures).
Description
A wide field view of the Sombrero Galaxy--seemingly by itself in a void. In reality there are many background galaxies in the view, such as PGC962963 (mag. 16.6) and PGC966406 (mag. 18.5). Some mottling of the dark lane is visible. Higher resolution version available.
Website
www.jm-astro.com
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