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NGC 5605

NGC 5605 (also known as IRAS 14223-1256, MCG -2-37-3 and PGC 51492) is a magnitude +12.3 face-on barred spiral galaxy located about 156 million light-years away in the constellation Libra.á

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Datchet, Berkshire, on the 11th May 1784.
John Herschel observed the galaxy on the 8th May 1831.

Right Ascension 14há 25má 07.5s, Declination -13░ 09' 49"

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