NGC 5005

Alt. Designations: NGC 5005
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Distance: 19 mly
Right Ascension: 13h 10m 56.1s
Declination: +37° 03´ 31"
Visual Magnitude: 9.8
Apparent Dimension: 5.8´ X 2.9´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 5005 is an inclined spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. The galaxy has a relatively bright nucleus and a bright disk that contains multiple dust lanes. The galaxy's high surface brightness makes it an object that is visible to amateur astronomers using large amateur telescopes.