NGC 5615

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NGC 5615
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NGC 5615 (bright knot in outer ring of biggest galaxy) and NGC 5613 and NGC 5614
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Boötes
Right ascension 14h 24m 06.4s[1]
Declination +34° 51′ 54″[1]
Redshift 0.013151 ± 0.000085[2]
(3,953[3] km/s)
Distance 180 ± 13 Mly (55.1 ± 3.9 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 17.8[2]
Characteristics
Apparent size (V) 0.10′ × 0.09′[2]
Notable features NGC 5615 superimposed, tidal plumes, paired with NGC 5613.
Other designations
GC 3883, LGG 380-004, MCG+06-32-023, PGC 51435, VV 77b
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5615 is a galaxy in the constellation Boötes. It is part of the Arp 178 triplet of interacting galaxies with NGC 5614 and NGC 5613. NGC 5615 forms a knot on the outer ring of NGC 5614, with a plume leading away from the knot.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Paturel, G.; et al. (December 2003), "HYPERLEDA. I. Identification and designation of galaxies", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 412: 45–55, Bibcode:2003A&A...412...45P, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20031411.
  2. ^ a b c d "NED results for object NGC 5615", NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database, NASA, retrieved 2015-10-29.
  3. ^ Garcia, A. (1993). "General study of group membership. II - Determination of nearby groups". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement. 100: 47–90. Bibcode:1993A&AS..100...47G.
  4. ^ Capaccioli, M.; Malvasi, G. (1984), "N-body simulations of the peculiar ring-tail galaxy NGC 5614/15", Società Astronomica Italiana, Annual Meeting, 27th, Brescia, Italy, Oct. 21-23, 1983 Società Astronomica Italiana, Memorie, 55 (3), pp. 443–450., Bibcode:1984MmSAI..55..443C.

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