Hubble captures incredible photo of the 'Sombrero' Galaxy


The Sombrero Galaxy from a different point of view.
ESA/Hubble & NASA. Acknowledgement: Josh Barrington

Earlier this month, Hubble captured this striking image of a galaxy in the Virgo Galaxy Cluster, 28 million light years away.

The galaxy is called M104, but is better known as the ‘Sombrero’ Galaxy, due to its broad brimmed hat-like appearance, which is formed by a swath of cosmic dust.

Galaxy M104 in the Virgo Galaxy Cluster, 28 million light years away.
NASA, ESO, NAOJ, Giovanni Paglioli

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