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Herschel Catalog

Herschel 260 (NGC 4565) - Needle Galaxy

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

Herschel 260 is also listed in the Caldwell catalog as object 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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