Date Taken: 4/2013
Equipment: 12.5" PlaneWave Telescope with SBIG 10XME camera;
Exposures: LRGB at 18-20 minutes total each. Processing: MaximDL and Photoshop
Sombrero Galaxie is approximately 29.3 million light years away. This is a second, more close up photo of this galaxy than the 2010 version. Details of the dust lanes are slightly more visible.