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Image of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy located  in the constellation Virgo
Todd Boroson / AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Sombrero Galaxy

Located in the constellation Virgo, M104 is a spiral galaxy seen nearly edge-on from Earth. This object is also known as the Sombrero Galaxy, because its shape is similar to that of a Mexican sombrero hat.

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