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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 4594 (Herschel 262) - Sombrero Galaxy

NGC 4594 (Herschel 262), also known as Sombrero Galaxy, is a galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. NGC 4594 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 8.3, and can be viewed with binoculars.

NGC 4594 is also listed in the Messier Catalog as M104.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 262
      1. NGC:
      2. 4594
      1. Name:
      2. Sombrero Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Messier reference:
      2. M104
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.3
      1. Season:
      2. Spring
      1. RA:
      2. 12h 40.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. -11° 37'

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