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    HI there. RE: Name for NGC 4565, during the "Star Bowl" competition at
    the Astronomical League National Convention a number of years ago, John
    Dobson gave this one the name "Berenice's Hair Clip". I like something
    like Berenice's Needle, but you get the idea. Clear skies to you.
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    Default PHOTO OF THE WEEK The No-Name Galaxy

    David Knisely wrote:

    The "Hair Clip" seems anachronistic, but OTOH the galaxy doesn't much
    resemble a "Comb"! According to R.H. Allen at least one early author
    called Coma Berenices "the Distaff, Thread, and Woof", so beside its
    visual aptness "the Needle" would fit right in.

    --Odysseus

 

 

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