Peace in the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy

Peace in the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy

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News release ID: STScI-2003-28
Release Date: Nov 30, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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Hubble trains its eye on one of the universe's most stately and photogenic galaxies, the Sombrero Galaxy. The galaxy's hallmark is a brilliant, white, bulbous core encircled by the thick dust lanes comprising the spiral structure of the galaxy.

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Annotated, Artwork, Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

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NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)