NGC 4565 (Berenice's Hair Clip)
Object Type: Galaxy
RA: 12h 36m 20s
Dec: +25° 59' 14"
Recommended minimum aperture: 100mm
Charts for 100mm Binocular (2.5° aperture circle). Click on a chart to print it.
NGC 4565 is 2°S of NGC 4559 (above) and 3° SW of γ Com
What You Should See:
NGC 4565 has a high surface brightness and is a lovely sight in large binoculars. It is an edge-on spiral galaxy, so it appears to us like a needle of light against the darker sky.