NGC 5

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NGC 5[1]
NGC 5
NGC 5 (2MASS)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 07m 48.872s
Declination +35° 21′ 44.3″
Redshift 5111 ± 41 km/s
Distance 212 Mly
Redshift-based
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.33[1]
Characteristics
Type E
Apparent size (V) 1.2′ × 0.7′[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5 (also MCG 6-1-13, UGC 62 and PGC 595) is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. It has a generic "redshift estimated" distance of 212 million light years from Earth. The galaxy was discovered by French astronomer Edouard Stephan using an 80.01 cm (31.5-inch) reflecting telescope at the Marseille Observatory on 21 October 1881.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". NED Search Results for NGC 0005. Retrieved 2007-10-29. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 07m 48.872s, +35° 21′ 44.3″