This image knocks down two more Messier Objects for me. Spring 2010 and I think I'm more than half way there! From lower left to right we have NGC4568 and NGC4564 the "Siamese Twins." NGC4564 is to the right, and to above right is the big galaxy M58. Down to the right are NGC4550 and NGC4551, and middle right is M89 looking like a fat star. There are numerous other small galaxies in the frame as well.
My spring obligatory Messier galaxy shot is 27*5= 135 minutes total exposure from the Davis Mountains, April 2010. Takahashi TOA 130 Telescope (a 5" APO refractor) with reducer, AP 900GTO mount, and QHY8 CCD Camera & normal workflow.
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