The Sombrero Galaxy, also known as Messier Object 104, Messier 104, M104, UGC293, PGC 42407 and NGC 4594 is located inside The Virgo Constellation in Earth's Night Sky. The Sombrero Galaxy is a Lenticular Galaxy which is a galaxy that is a mixture a Spiral Galaxy & Elliptical Galaxy. The Sombrero Galaxy was discovered in May 1781 by French Astronomer Pierre Méchain.
The Sombrero Galaxy is 31.1 Million Light Years from The Aloha World, Earth and has a diameter of 49,000 Light Years. The Sombrero Galaxy is defined by its large Sombrero-like appearance with a large disk of dust surrounding it's perimeters. This dust ring is the primary source for stars in The Sombrero Galaxy. The Nucleus of The Sombrero Galaxy is classified as a LINER of Low-ionization nuclear emissions-line region. A LINER is a spectre that has weak ionized particles of O, O+, N+ & S+. In the center of The Sombrero Galaxy, is a Supermassive Black Hole. This was discovered in The 1990's by a research team under The Leadership of John Kormendy using spectroscopy data from The Hubble Space Telescope and The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT). There are around 100 Billion Star within The borders of The Sombrero Galaxy.
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