NGC 5247

Alt. Designations: NGC 5247
Object Type: barred spiral galaxy
Constellation: Virgo
Distance: 72 mly
Right Ascension: 13h 38m 02.9s
Declination: -17° 53´ 05"
Visual Magnitude: 10.5
Apparent Dimension: 5.4´ X 4.9´
Best Month To View: Apr

NGC 5247 is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located an estimated 72 million light-years away.