NGC 5792

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NGC 5792
NGC 5792
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationLibra
Right ascension 14h 58m 22.7s[1]
Declination−1° 07′ 28″
Redshift0.006411[1]
Helio radial velocity1922 ± 4 km/s[1]
Distance83 ± 14 Mly
(25.6 ± 4.4 Mpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)12.1[1]
Characteristics
TypeSB(rs)b[1]
Apparent size (V)6.9' x 1.7'[1]

NGC 5792 is a barred spiral galaxy about 83 million light-years[2] away in the constellation Libra. There is a magnitude 9.6 star on the northwestern edge of the galaxy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 5792. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
  2. ^ a b "Distance Results for NGC 5792". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
  3. ^ Bakich, Michael (2010). 1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers. Springer. p. 173. ISBN 978-1441917768.

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