NGC 5886

NGC 5886[2] (alternatively named ZWG 221.36) is an +14 magnitude elliptical galaxy in the constellation Boötes. It was originally discovered by William Herschel in 1828 with an 18.7 inch reflector.

NGC 5886
NGC5886 - SDSS DR14
NGC5886 - SDSS DR14.
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension 15h 12m 45.414s[1]
Declination+41° 14′ 00.82″[1]
Apparent magnitude (B)15.1[1]
Characteristics
TypeE

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "NGC 5886". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  2. ^ NED, NGC 5886 (accessed 20-03-2012)

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