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Fraser
2005-Sep-07, 04:49 PM
SUMMARY: Here's a beautiful 1024x768 desktop wallpaper of the Sombrero Galaxy taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Also known as M104, the Sombrero is one of the most massive objects in our local Virgo cluster of galaxies, containing 800 billion stars. It's 28 million light-years away and 50,000 light-years across. Spitzer took this image as part of a survey of 75 different galaxies to study star formation.

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