NGC 5334

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NGC 5334
Spiral galaxy NGC 5334 by HST
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Virgo
Right ascension 13h 52m 54.4s[1]
Declination −1° 06′ 53″[1]
Redshift 1386 ± 3 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.3[1]
Type SB(rs)c[1]
Apparent size (V) 1′.9 × 1′.3[1]
Other designations
UGC 8790,[1] PGC 49308[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5334 is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo. In the Catalogue of Named Galaxies, it is called Aphenges Virginis, or the lightless galaxy, because of its low surface brightness.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 5334. Retrieved 2007-04-06. 
  2. ^ Bodifee, Gerard. "Catalogue of One Thousand Named Galaxies" (PDF). Retrieved 21 May 2017. 

Coordinates: Sky map 13h 52m 54.4s, −01° 06′ 53″