NGC 5754

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NGC 5754
Hubble Interacting Galaxy NGC 5754 (2008-04-24).jpg
NGC 5754 (top) and NGC 5752 (bottom) by Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension14h 45m 19.666s[1]
Declination+38° 43′ 52.68″[1]
Helio radial velocity4,561[2] km/s
Distance218.0 Mly (66.83[3] Mpc)
Apparent magnitude (V)13.8[4]
Apparent size (V)1.24′ × 1.17′[4]
Notable featurespaired with NGC 5752
Other designations
PGC 52686, SDSS J144519.64+384352.3, UGC 9505
NGC 5754 and surrounding galaxies, Schulman Foundation 32 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, AZ, courtesy Adam Block

NGC 5754 is a barred spiral galaxy located 218 million light years away in the constellation Boötes. It is a member of the Arp 297 interacting galaxies group, which consists of NGC 5752, NGC 5753, NGC 5754, NGC 5755. Along with NGC 2718 and UGC 12158, NGC 5754 is often considered a Milky Way-twin.


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  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 5754", NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database, NASA, retrieved 2015-10-28.

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Coordinates: Sky map 14h 45m 19.64s, +38° 43′ 54″