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Messier 104

M104 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M 104 (NGC 4594)

Size object:

8.6x4.2 arcmin.

Magnitude:

8.0 / 11.6

Constellation:

Virgo

Distance:

105..000 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2008-04-15   ~00.00 hour

Julian day number

2454 572

Location:

Zuidlaren, the Netherlands

Telescope:

Takahashi FQS106ED telescope f5

Camera:

ST 2000XM CFW10

Filters:

L: 2x3 min

  R:
  G:
  B:

Temperature outside:

+10C

Temperature CCD:

-250C

Binning:

1x1

Field of view: 77x58 arcmins

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Processing tools:

CcdSoft, Photoshop CS3

Notes:

light clouded (only two images!)
Moon 72%