NGC 5084

Alt. Designations: NGC 5084
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 80 mly
Right Ascension: 13h 20m 16.7s
Declination: -21° 49´ 39"
Visual Magnitude: 10.5
Apparent Dimension: 9.3´ X 1.7´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 5084 is a spiral galaxy located an estimated 80 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. At about 250 million light years diameter it is one of the largest galaxies in the Virgo cluster, and at least 10 times larger than our own galaxy.