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 , Sombrero Galaxy is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:34, 39° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:53, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Sombrero Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 104
NGC 4594
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




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