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NGC 3115 (Herschel 139) - Spindle Galaxy

NGC 3115 (Herschel 139), also known as Spindle Galaxy, is a galaxy located in the constellation Sextans. NGC 3115 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.2, and can be viewed with large binoculars.

NGC 3115 is also listed in the Caldwell Catalog as C53.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 139
      1. NGC:
      2. 3115
      1. Name:
      2. Spindle Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C53
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.2
      1. Season:
      2. Spring
      1. RA:
      2. 10h 5.2m
      1. Dec:
      2. -7° 43'

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