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NASA Picture of the Day: NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge
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Is our Milky Way Galaxy this thin? Magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 4565 is viewed edge-on from planet Earth. Also known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile, bright NGC 4565 is a stop on many telescopic tours of the northern sky, in the faint but well-groomed constellation Coma Berenices. This sharp, colorful image reveals the spiral galaxy's boxy, bulging central core cut by obscuring dust lanes that lace NGC 4565's thin galactic plane.
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Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
439437 (2013 NK4)18th May483108128,36745,493,943
(2020 WT2)20th May16035826,91040,298,227
401856 (2000 KW43)21st May24254239,65920,870,669
(2002 CD14)21st May21548028,52921,990,300
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