NGC 5879

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NGC 5879
NGC 5879 Hubble.jpg
NGC 5879 by HST, 1.65′ view
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Draco
Right ascension 15h 09m 46.8s[1]
Declination +57° 00′ 01″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.4
Type Sbc
Apparent size (V) 3.74′x1.01′
Other designations
UGC 9753, PGC 54117
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5879 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Draco. The galaxy was discovered in 1788 by William Herschel. It is a member of the NGC 5866 Group.


  1. ^ a b "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for various galaxies. Retrieved 2006-10-17. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 15h 09m 46.8s, +57° 00′ 01″