Astrophotography and The Sombrero Galaxy (Messier 104)

Posted By on July 12, 2022

For the good and the bad, Twitter’s AI algorithms do feed my astrophotography and amateur astronomy interests. Here’s a space photo of galaxy Messier 104 or better known as The Sombrero Galaxy.

For a max sized download from of the Sombrero Galaxy, click this LINK

Where in space is it located? The the star chart for M104 below represents the sky in May 2017 at 10PM. 

m104Credits: Image courtesy of Stellarium


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