Hubble And The Sombrero Galaxy

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 Sombrero Galaxy

Photograph courtesy NASA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Over its lifetime, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured many stunning images. Among the most memorable is this edge-on mosaic of the Sombrero galaxy. With its relatively high brightness magnitude and at a distance of 28 million light-years from Earth, Messier 104, as Sombrero is more formally known, is easily viewed through a small telescope.

courtesy of:  http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/photos/hubble-images-gallery/

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