Science Art: The Magnificent Sombrero Galaxy

Hubble Space Telescope and NASA look at the Sombrero Galaxy
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This is a visible-light image of M-104, the Sombrero Galaxy, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

If our eyes were sharp enough, we could see this ourselves just by looking up. Billions of stars, spinning billions of miles away.

There’s more information at the Hubble Space Telescope site.