The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Sombrero Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:02 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 33° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:52.

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Name The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Sombrero Galaxy
M104[1]
NGC 4594[2]
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.00 (V) [2]
9.55 (B) [2]
5.89 (J) [2]
5.21 (H) [2]
4.96 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.55
Hubble type:Sa
Right ascension:12h39m [2]
Declination:-11°37' [2]
Distance:15.3 Mpc
50.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-22.93
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
02 Apr 2023  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2024  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2025  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2026  –  M104 is well placed
02 Apr 2027  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2028  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2029  –  M104 is well placed
01 Apr 2030  –  M104 is well placed

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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