NGC 5371

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
NGC 5371
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h 55m 39.9s[1]
Declination +40° 27′ 42″[1]
Redshift 2558 ± 3 km/s[1]
Type SAB(rs)bc[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 4′.4 × 3′.5[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.3[1]
Other designations
UGC 8846,[1] PGC 49514[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

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 on Mt. Lemmon, AZ.


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

External links[edit]

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