M104 The Sombrero Galaxy - 5.09.05
Image Capture Details

Optics:  Orion ED80
Mount: Meade
Camera: SX H9C
Exposure:  75 Minutes
Location: Waldwick, NJ
A nearly edge-on spiral galaxy in Virgo, the Sombrero Galaxy is about 50 million light-years away, and
receding from us at an astounding speed of 1 million meters per second, which is 0.33% the speed of light!
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