Cinco De Mayo Sombrero


M104, The Sombrero Galaxy
Sketch and Details by Aleksander Cieśla (Wimmer)

This sketch was made on Astronomical Meeting “Bieszczady 2009” in Roztoki Górne in Beshyadas, one of the darkest place in Poland, the venue of the Polish amateur astronomers.

Object: Messier 104 “Sombrero Galaxy”
Scope: Schmidt-Cassegrain 5″ with Vixen LVW 13mm
Weather: Excellent. Clear dark sky.
Seeing: 5/5
Transparency: 5/5
Place: Roztoki Górne, Beshyadas, Poland
Date: 17th April 2009
Technique: 1 – Graphite pencil with GIMP 2 working
Observer: Aleksander Cieśla (Wimmer)

One thought on “Cinco De Mayo Sombrero”

  1. Aleksander,

    An excellent small sketch drawing of the beautiful Sombrero galaxy. Dark sky and small aperture are a powerful combination. Great job.

    Frank 🙂

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