Jump to content

  •  



- - - - -

Messier 104 (Sombrero Galaxy)


Messier 104 (Sombrero Galaxy)

First time ever seeing the Sombrero Galaxy!

Acquisition:

Bortle 6-7 skies
Nikon D7000 camera
Orion Apex 102mm telescope, 1300mm focal length
Orion AstroView EQ3 with single-axis drive
30s x 17 frames
f/12.7
ISO 1600

Processing:

Siril:

Background extraction
Color correction
Histogram auto-stretch

GIMP:

Chroma and luminance denoising (G'MIC-Qt plugin)
Color curves and saturation adjustments






    Cloudy Nights LLC
    Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics