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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 4565 (Herschel 260) - Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565 (Herschel 260), also known as Needle Galaxy, is a galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. NGC 4565 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.6, and can be viewed with large binoculars.

NGC 4565 is also listed in the Caldwell Catalog as C38.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 260
      1. NGC:
      2. 4565
      1. Name:
      2. Needle Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C38
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.6
      1. Season:
      2. Spring
      1. RA:
      2. 12h 36.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. +25° 59'

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