Silver Needle Galaxy (NGC 4244) in Canes Venatici
NGC 4244, also known as Caldwell 26, is a very late type spiral galaxy seen exactly from the edge. The galaxy displays no central bulge, but it does have a tiny central condensation. Estimated at a distance of 10 million light-years, the linear diameter is about 46’000 light-years.
[description from O’Meara]