M104/Sombrero Galaxy

FacebookTweetPinLinkedInEmail The M104/Sombrero galaxy is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Virgo. The M104/Sombrero galaxy is also known as NGC 4594. The galaxy was discovered in 1781, and was verified and made one of the Messier Catalogue objects devised by Charles Messier, hence the name Messier 104 or M104. The galaxy also looks a lot like a Mexican Sombrero … Continue reading M104/Sombrero Galaxy