M104

The galaxy M104 (NGC 4594), also known as the "Sombrero Galaxy", belongs to the Hubble class SA(s)a. Its disk is inclined by 84° with respect to the sky plane. This galaxy has a distance median value of 9.2 Mpc. It is the first Sa galaxy for which a large-scale magnetic field in the disk has been detected.

20.5 cm

Total Intensity at 20.5 cm (1.46 GHz), VLA, Resolution 16'', Bajaja et al. 1988
Polarized Intensity at 20.5 cm (1.46 GHz), VLA, Resolution 16'', Bajaja et al. 1988

M104 20.5 cm 16" I

M104 20.5 cm 16" PI

6.2 cm

Total Intensity at 6.2 cm (4.86 GHz), Effelsberg, Resolution 148'', Unpublished, Credit: Ancor Damas (MPIfR)
Polarized Intensity at 6.2 cm (4.86 GHz), Effelsberg, Resolution 148'', Unpublished, Credit: Ancor Damas (MPIfR)

M104 6.2 cm 148" I

M104 6.2 cm 148" PI

Total Intensity at 6.2 cm (4.86 GHz), VLA, Resolution 23", Krause et al. 2006
Polarized Intensity at 6.2 cm (4.86 GHz), VLA, Resolution 23", Krause et al. 2006

M104 6.2 cm 23" I

M104 6.2 cm 23" PI

3.6 cm

Total Intensity at 3.6 cm (8.35 GHz), Effelsberg, Resolution 84", Krause et al. 2006
Polarized Intensity at 3.6 cm (8.35 GHz), Effelsberg, Resolution 84", Krause et al. 2006

M104 3.6 cm 84" I

M104 3.6 cm 84" PI

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