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 visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 02:03, when it rises 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:58, 39° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:16, 36° above your southern horizon.

Name Sombrero Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 104
NGC 4594
Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 8.3
Right Ascension:12h40m
Declination:-11°37'
Distance:10.4 Mpc
33.9 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.78

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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