Messier Catalog » M104 — NGC 4594 Sombrero Galaxy

A detailed look at the flying saucer with a Celestron EdgeHD 9.25.
M104: The Sombrero Galxy with the Edge

A detailed look at the flying saucer with a Celestron EdgeHD 9.25.

The Sombrero Galaxy features a bright core illuminated by over 2,000 globular clusters and presents a dark dust lane in the edgewise view of the spiral.
M104: The Sombrero Galaxy

The Sombrero Galaxy features a bright core illuminated by over 2,000 globular clusters and presents a dark dust lane in the edgewise view of the spiral.

Messier 104 is referred to as 'The Sombrero Galaxy.' Can you guess why? This galaxy presents itself edge-on with a bright core and dark dust obscuring the central disk. 45 60-second exposures.
M104: Sombrero Galaxy

Messier 104 is referred to as 'The Sombrero Galaxy.' Can you guess why? This galaxy presents itself edge-on with a bright core and dark dust obscuring the central disk. 45 60-second exposures.

 
RA

12h 40m

Dec

-11°37

Magnitude

8 ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫

Size

9x4

Distance

50,000,000 light years

Season

🌼 Spring

Difficulty

🟢 Easy