The Sombrero Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Sombrero Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Sombrero Galaxy is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 5° above the horizon at dusk.

Name Sombrero Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 104
NGC 4594
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.00 (V)[1]
9.55 (B)[1]
5.21 (H)[1]
4.96 (K)[1]
5.89 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.55
Hubble type:Sa
Right Ascension:12h39m [1]
Declination:-11°37' [1]
Distance:10.4 Mpc
33.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.08

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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