NGC 5003

NGC 5003 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici.[1] The celestial object was discovered on April 9, 1787, by the German-British astronomer William Herschel.

NGC 5003
NGC5003 - SDSS DR14
SDSS image of NGC 5003
Observation data
Right ascension 13h 8m 37s[1]
Declination43° 44′ 13″[1]
Distance490 Mly[1]
Apparent size (V)1′ × 48′[1]
Other designations
CGCG 217-13, MCG 7-27-33, PGC 45559, and UGC 8228.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Galaxy NGC 5003 - Deep Sky Objects Browser. Retrieved March 7, 2017

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