NGC 5068

Alt. Designations: NGC 5068
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 22 mly
Right Ascension: 13h 18m 54.5s
Declination: -21° 02´ 17"
Visual Magnitude: 10.5
Apparent Dimension: 7.3´ X 6.4´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 5068 is a face-on barred spiral galaxy in the Virgo constellation. NGC 5068 is located approximately 22 million light-years away and has a diameter that exceeds 45 kly.