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

NGC 5371

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NGC 5371
NGC 5371.jpg
NGC 5371 imaged by a 24 inch telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Right ascension13h 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.

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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