NGC 5614

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NGC 5614
NGC 5614, (largest galaxy), NGC 5613, and NGC 5615 as imaged at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension14h 24m 07.591s[1]
Declination+34° 51′ 32.02″[1]
(3,891 km/s )
Distance194.9 Mly (59.76 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.6[4]
TypeSA(r)ab pec[4]
Apparent size (V)1.567′ × 1.410′[1]
Notable featuresNGC 5615 superimposed, plume, paired with NGC 5613.
Other designations
2MASX J14240759+3451320, CGCG 192.014, GC 3880, h 1804, H 2.420, H II-420, IRAS 14220+3505, ISOSS J14240+3451, MCG+06-32-022, PGC 51439, UGC 9226, UZC J142407.6+345134, VV 77a, LEDA 51439, Z 192-14, Z 1422.0+3505

NGC 5614 is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Boötes. It is the primary member of the Arp 178 triplet of interacting galaxies with NGC 5613 and NGC 5615.


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  2. ^ Kochanek, C. S.; et al. (October 2001), "The K-Band Galaxy Luminosity Function", The Astrophysical Journal, 560 (2): 566–579, arXiv:astro-ph/0011456, Bibcode:2001ApJ...560..566K, doi:10.1086/322488, S2CID 119420446.
  3. ^ Crook, Aidan C.; et al. (February 2007), "Groups of Galaxies in the Two Micron All Sky Redshift Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, 655 (2): 790–813, arXiv:astro-ph/0610732, Bibcode:2007ApJ...655..790C, doi:10.1086/510201, S2CID 11672751.
  4. ^ a b "NED results for object NGC 5614", NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database, NASA, retrieved 2015-10-29.

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