NGC 5821

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NGC 5821
NGC5821 - SDSS DR14.jpg
SDSS image of NGC 5821
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension14h 58m 59.722s[1]
Declination+53° 55′ 23.41″[1]
Redshift0.011261±0.000037[2] km/s
Distance169.2 Mly (51.89 Mpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (V)14.6[3]
Apparent size (V)1.31′ × 0.70′[2]
Other designations
2MASX J14585972+5355234, CGCG 273-039, CGCG 274-005, IRAS F14575+5407, GC 4028, GC 4030, H 3.811., LEDA 53532, LGG 395-006, MCG+09-25-002, PGC 53532, UGC 9648, UZC J145859.7+535524, Z 273-39, Z 1457.5+5407, Z 274-5[5]

NGC 5821 is a spiral galaxy with a ring structure[4] in the constellation Boötes. It lies near a similarly massed galaxy, NGC 5820, at the same redshift. Both galaxies were discovered by the astronomer William Herschel,[6]


  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, Michael F.; Cutri, Roc M.; Stiening, Rae; Weinberg, Martin D.; Schneider, Stephen E.; Carpenter, John M.; Beichman, Charles A.; Capps, Richard W.; Chester, Thomas; Elias, Jonathan H.; Huchra, John P.; Liebert, James W.; Lonsdale, Carol J.; Monet, David G.; Price, Stephan; Seitzer, Patrick; Jarrett, Thomas H.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Gizis, John E.; Howard, Elizabeth V.; Evans, Tracey E.; Fowler, John W.; Fullmer, Linda; Hurt, Robert L.; Light, Robert M.; Kopan, Eugene L.; Marsh, Kenneth A.; McCallon, Howard L.; Tam, Robert; Van Dyk, Schuyler D.; Wheelock, Sherry L. (1 February 2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131: 1163–1183. doi:10.1086/498708. ISSN 0004-6256.
  2. ^ a b Corwin, Harold G., Jr.; Buta, Ronald J.; de Vaucouleurs, G. (December 1994), "Corrections and Additions to the Third Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies", Astronomical Journal, 108 (6): 2128–2144, Bibcode:1994AJ....108.2128C, doi:10.1086/117225
  3. ^ a b 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 "Search specification: NGC 5821". HyperLeda. Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Retrieved 2021-02-18.
  5. ^ "NED results for object NGC 5821", NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database, NASA, retrieved 2015-10-09.
  6. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "New General Catalogue objects: NGC 5800 - 5849". Retrieved 2021-02-18.

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Coordinates: Sky map 14h 58m 59.79s, +53° 55′ 22.8″