NGC 5 (2MASS)
|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||00h 07m 48.872s|
|Declination||+35° 21′ 44.3″|
|Redshift||5111 ± 41 km/s|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||1.2′ × 0.7′|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||14.33|
|See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies|
NGC 5 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. It has a generic "redshift estimated" distance of 212 million light years from Earth. This star has been adopted as of 31 March 2014 and given the name "The Megan Black Star" to commemorate Megan Black who would have been 18 on this date - she died several days after a car accident.
- "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". NED Search Results for NGC 0005. Retrieved 2007-10-29.
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- NGC 5 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images