Sombrero Galaxy M104
The Sombrero Galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It is also known as M104 or NGC4594. The galaxy has a bright nucleus, a large central bulge and a dust lane. It can be easy to see with small telescope. But if you want to look at dust lane, you would need a large telescope.
This picture was taken with my Mewlon300 and ST2000 camera in Japan.
Optics: Takahashi Mewlon300
Mount: Pentax MS-5 Mount
Camera: SBIG ST2000XM, Astronomik LRGB filters
Exposure: Luminance=160minutes(10minx16frames), R=G=B=20minutes(10minx2frames)
Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS
Location: Okayama Prefecture, Japan, 2007-2008