The Little Sombrero in Pegasus

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Galaxy NGC 7814 is sometimes called the Little Sombrero for its resemblance to M104, the famous Sombrero Galaxy. Viewed in silhouette, Sombrero and Little Sombrero both have large central bulges along with thin disks and dust lanes. 

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Image Credit & CopyrightKen Crawford (Rancho Del Sol Obs.
Collaboration: David Martinez-Delgado ( ARI-ZAH, Univ. Heidelberg)

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