NGC 5886

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NGC 5886
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 15h 12m 45.414s [1]
Declination +41° 14′ 00.82″ [1]
Type Elliptical
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5886[2] (alternatively named ZWG 221.36) is an +14 magnitude elliptical galaxy in the constellation Boötes. It was originally discovered by William Herschel in 1828 with an 18.7 inch reflector.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b SIMBAD, NGC 5886 (accessed 20-03-2012)
  2. ^ NED, NGC 5886 (accessed 20-03-2012)

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