NGC 4565

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NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.wikipedia
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Coma Berenices

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NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.
NGC 4565 is an edge-on spiral galaxy which appears superimposed on the Virgo Cluster.

Coma I

Coma I Group
NGC 4565 is one of the brightest member galaxies of the Coma I Group.
The Coma I Group appears to consist of two main subgroups, a denser subgroup centered on NGC 4274 and NGC 4278, and looser one surrounding NGC 4565 as suggested by De Vaucouleurs.

Spiral galaxy

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NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

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NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Constellation

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NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Galactic coordinate system

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It lies close to the North Galactic Pole and has a visual magnitude of approximately 10.

Apparent magnitude

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It lies close to the North Galactic Pole and has a visual magnitude of approximately 10.

William Herschel

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First recorded in 1785 by William Herschel, it is a prominent example of an edge-on spiral galaxy.

Andromeda Galaxy

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NGC 4565 is a giant spiral galaxy more luminous than the Andromeda Galaxy.

Barred spiral galaxy

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However, its exponential shape suggested that it is a barred spiral galaxy.

Spitzer Space Telescope

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Studies with the help of the Spitzer Space Telescope not only confirmed the presence of a central bar but also showed a pseudobulge within it as well as an inner ring.

Bulge (astronomy)

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Studies with the help of the Spitzer Space Telescope not only confirmed the presence of a central bar but also showed a pseudobulge within it as well as an inner ring.

Satellite galaxy

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NGC 4565 has at least two satellite galaxies, one of which is interacting with it.

Interacting galaxy

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NGC 4565 has at least two satellite galaxies, one of which is interacting with it.

Globular cluster

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It has a population of roughly 240 globular clusters, more than the Milky Way.

Milky Way

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It has a population of roughly 240 globular clusters, more than the Milky Way.