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Photographer:

pithagoras

Email:

g-xfrantzis@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

Livadi - Chalkidiki

Date/Time of photo:

31 March 2016

Equipment:

OTA : C9.25 XLT/Focal 2350mm - Mount : Neq6 pro - Camera : Atik 460ex & Atik 460exc - Filters : No - Guiding : Asi 120mc/Vixec ed100sf

Description:

The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as Messier Object 104, M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 28 million light-years (8.6 Mpc) from Earth. The galaxy has a diameter of approximately 50,000 light-years, 30% the size of the Milky Way. It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane in its inclined disk

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