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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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