Sombrero Galaxy

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Messier 103

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Messier 103 (M103) is an open star cluster located in the northern constellation Cassiopeia.

The cluster lies at a distance of 10,000 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 7.4. Its designation in the New General Catalogue is NGC 581.
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Messier 77: Cetus A

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Messier 77 (M77), also known as Cetus A, is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. It lies at a distance of 47 million light years and has an apparent magnitude of 9.6. The galaxy has the designation NGC 1068 in the New General Catalogue.
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