NGC 5371

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NGC 5371
NGC5371HunterWilson.jpg
NGC 5371, as taken with amateur equipment
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Right ascension 13h 55m 39.9s[1]
Declination+40° 27′ 42″[1]
Redshift2558 ± 3 km/s[1]
Apparent magnitude (V)11.3[1]
Characteristics
TypeSAB(rs)bc[1]
Apparent size (V)4′.4 × 3′.5[1]
Other designations
UGC 8846,[1] PGC 49514[1]

NGC 5371 is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. NGC 5371 (which also seems to be known as NGC 5390) is a symmetrical face-on Sbc barred spiral galaxy at a distance of 100 million light years. This galaxy with Hickson Galaxy Group 68 makes up the Big Lick Galaxy Group.

NGC 5371, 24 inch telescope at the Mount Lemmon Observatory, AZ

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 5371. Retrieved 2007-04-06.

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Coordinates: Sky map 13h 55m 39.9s, +40° 27′ 42″