Constellation: Coma Berenices
Right Ascension: 12h 36m 20.8s
Declination: +25° 59′ 16″
Distance: 40 million +/- 10 million lly
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NGC 4565 or the Needle Galaxy, edge on view of a spiral galaxy located in Coma Berenices, around 40 million light years away. A prominent dust lane is visible the entire length of the galaxy. Slightly larger than our own galaxy, with over two hundred globular clusters that surround the galaxy.

Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
Camera: Atik 314l+