M104 - Sombrero Galaxy

Telescope: Takahashi Mewlon-250 @ f/12
Camera: Apogee AP6Ep
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma
Guiding: SBIG STV on 600mm Sigma lens
Exposures: Luminance: 60 min. (unbinned) Red: 10 min. Green: 10 min. Blue: 10 min. (binned 2x2)
Processing: Images were captured, reduced, and combined with MaxIm DL/CCD. The Luminance and RGB images were combined and the composite was adjusted (Levels, Curves, Cropping) in Photoshop 7.
Shot from by backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota.
Back to Index