Picture Album: The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

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The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

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A brilliant white core is encircled by thick dust lanes in this spiral galaxy, seen edge-on. The galaxy is 50,000 light-years across and 28 million light years from Earth.

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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