NGC 5653

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NGC 5653
Ngc5653.jpg
An Infrared Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of NGC 5653.
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationBoötes
Right ascension14h 30m 10.4s[1]
Declination+31° 12′ 56″[1]
Redshift3562 ± 5 km/s[1]
Distance161 million light-years
Apparent magnitude (V)12.9[1]
Characteristics
Type(R')SA(rs)b[1]
Apparent size (V)1′.7 × 1′.3[1]
Other designations
UGC 9318,[1] PGC 51814,[1] IRAS 14280+3126, MCG+05-34-058, Z 163-68, 7C 1428+3125, LEDA 51814, IRAS F14280+3126, 2MASX J14301041+3112558, Z 1427.9+3126, IC 1026, ZWG 156.68

NGC 5653 is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Boötes. It was discovered on March 13, 1785 by John Herschel and subsequently placed in the New General Catalogue.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 5653. Retrieved 2007-04-05.
  2. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "New General Catalogue objects: NGC 5650 - 5699". cseligman.com. Retrieved 2021-02-18.

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