M104, Faulkes
Name: M104
Alternative name: Sombrero galaxy
Constellation: Virgo
RA: 12h 39m 59s
Dec: -11d 37m 23s
Distance: 50 million light years
Object type: Galaxy
Size: 9 arcminutes
Apparent magnitude: 9
Notes: M104 is a spiral galaxy with a very prominant dust lane running around the edge of the disk. Because of its appearence it is commonly known as the Sombrero galaxy.

Image credit: Faulkes Telescope Project