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M104 (The Sombrero Galaxy), tilted edge-on, is known for its brilliant white core encircled by thick dust lanes that resemble the Mexican sombrero. The galaxy is approximately 28 million light years away with a magnitude of 8. F4.5, St-6 CCD , RGBL 25 min.
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