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NGC 5714 Facts

NGC 5714 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Bootes

NGC 5714 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 130 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Bootes.

It is also referred to as NGC(5714) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 5714 was discovered in 1787 by William Herschel.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 14 38 9.96 (R.A.) and 46 38 22.57 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.40 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 5714
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id5714
ConstellationBootes
Right Ascension14 38 9.96
Declination46 38 22.57
Distance (Lt.Yr)130 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.40
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1787
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Angular Size1.697 0.271 80 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity2228
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1813a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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