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NGC 3115  - Spindle Galaxy
Penryn, California
March 2005
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 15 minute subs

NGC 3115 at 30 Mly is classified E6.  The core contains a suspected super-massive black hole with an estimated mass of 10^9 solar masses (Anders  NGC 3115 has an abundance of metal-rich globular clusters containing primarily old red stars.