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Herschel 265 (NGC 4631) - Whale Galaxy

Herschel 265 (NGC 4631), also known as Whale Galaxy, is a galaxy located within the constellation Canes Venatici. Herschel 265 is best viewed during Spring, is magnitude 9.3, and can be viewed with large binoculars.

Herschel 265 is also listed in the Caldwell catalog as object C32.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 265
      1. NGC:
      2. 4631
      1. Name:
      2. Whale Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C32
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.3
      1. Season:
      2. Spring
      1. RA:
      2. 12h 42.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. +32° 32'

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