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Beyond the Brim, Sombrero Galaxy's Halo Suggests a Turbulent Past
February 21, 2020
BALTIMORE, Maryland, Feb. 21 -- NASA's Space Telescope Science Institute issued the following news release:

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- Hubble Indicates the Stately Sombrero Underwent Major Mergers

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Like a desperado in the Wild West, the broad "brim" of the Sombrero galaxy's disk may conceal a turbulent past. The Sombrero (M104) has never been a galaxy to fit the mold. It has an intriguing mix of shapes found in disk-shaped spiral galaxies, as well . . .

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