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Messier 104 is referred to as 'The Sombrero Galaxy.' Can you guess why? This galaxy presents itself edge-on with a bright core and dark dust obscuring the central disk. 45 60-second exposures.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1650mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.5
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-03-05
Lights:   82
Exposure:   60
Total exposure:   1 h
Ra:   12h 39m 38.7s
Dec:   -11° 38' 12.179
Size:   32.353 x 26.415 arcmin
Radius:   0.348 deg
Scale:   0.379 arcsec/pixel