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M104 Sombrero galaxy

M104 Sombrero Galaxy

Edge on spiral galaxy with an unusually large bulge. The bright nucleus can be seen at the centre of this bulge. Also note the prominent dust lane. 

 CCD Camera ST10
 Telescope 250mm F4.8 Newtonian Reflector with MPCC coma corrector
 Mount Astro-Physics AP1200

 Date 29th March 2009
 Exposure24x300s Lumicon Deep Sky filter
 Software MaximDL, CCDStack