Sombrero Galaxy

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Sombrero Galaxy
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The Sombrero Galaxy
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Virgo
Richt ascension 12h 39m 59.4s[1]
Declination −11° 37′ 23″[1]
Redshift 0.003416 ± 0.000017[1]
Helio radial velocity 1024 ± 5 km/s[1]
Distance 29.3 ± 1.6 Mly
(8.98 ± 0.49 Mpc)
Teep SA(s)a;[1]
Size (ly) ~50,000ly athort[2]
(15 329.74 pc)
Apparent dimensions (V) 8′.7 × 3′.5[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 8.98[1]
Notable featurs The owerwhelmin bricht centre
Ither designations
M104, NGC 4594,
UGC 293, PGC 42407
See an aa: Galaxy, Leet o galaxies

The Sombrero Galaxy (an aa kent as Messier Object 104, M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo locatit 28 million licht-years (8.6 Mpc) frae Yird.

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Coordinates: Sky map 12h 39m 59.4s, −11° 37′ 23″