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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 5866 (Herschel 311) - Spindle Galaxy

NGC 5866 (Herschel 311), also known as Spindle Galaxy, is a galaxy located in the constellation Draco. NGC 5866 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 10, and can be viewed with small telescope.

NGC 5866 is also listed in the Messier Catalog as M102.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 311
      1. NGC:
      2. 5866
      1. Name:
      2. Spindle Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Messier reference:
      2. M102
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 10
      1. Season:
      2. Summer
      1. RA:
      2. 15h 6.5m
      1. Dec:
      2. +55° 46'

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