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Herschel 139 (NGC 3115) - Spindle Galaxy

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

Herschel 139 is also listed in the Caldwell catalog as object 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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