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NGC 5793 Facts

NGC 5793 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 150 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Libra.

It is also referred to as NGC(5793) 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.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 14 59 24.807 (R.A.) and -16 41 36.55 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.50 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 5793
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id5793
ConstellationLibra
Right Ascension14 59 24.807
Declination-16 41 36.55
Distance (Lt.Yr)150 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.50
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Radial Velocity3438
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1411a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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