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Hubble's take on the Messier catalog is stunning to behold

The famous Sombrero galaxy (M104) is located 28 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Virgo

NASA has released a breathtaking gallery of images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, showcasing celestial objects contained in the Messier Catalog. The Messier collection was initially compiled by renowned French astronomer Charles Messier, using his own observations and those of his associates to help fellow 18th century astronomers differentiate wandering comets from more distant, static objects, such as nebulae.

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Category: Space

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  • Nebula
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