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2003-Oct-03, 04:52 PM
SUMMARY: The newest image from the Hubble Space Telescope is of the Sombrero Galaxy, which was pieced together from a mosaic of six images taken by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys. The Sombrero Galaxy is quite large; visually it's one-fifth the size of the Moon in a telescope. This release marks the fifth anniversary of the Hubble Heritage Project, which uses telescope time to release beautiful astronomy images to the public.

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