NGC 5002

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NGC 5002
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h 10m 38.185s[1]
Declination +36° 38′ 03.19″[1]
Redshift 0.003639[2]
Helio radial velocity 1091[2]
Distance 39.8 Mly (12.20 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (B) 14.7[3]
Characteristics
Type SBm[3]
Size 19,700 ly (6,030 pc)[2]
Apparent size (V) 1.7′ × 1.0′[4]
Other designations
UGC 8254, MGC+06-29-051, PGC 45728[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 5002 is a Magellanic spiral galaxy[3] in Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Heinrich d'Arrest in 1865,[4] it is also known as MCG 6-29-51, PGC 45728, UGC 8254.[3]

It has an apparent size of 1.7 by 1.0 arcmin.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skrutskie, M. (2006). "The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)". The Astronomical Journal. 131 (2): 1163–1183. Bibcode:2006AJ....131.1163S. doi:10.1086/498708. 
  2. ^ a b c d "NED results for object NGC 0162". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. NASA. Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "NGC 5002". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c Courtney Seligman. "New General Catalog Objects: NGC 5000 - 5049". Retrieved 13 February 2017.