NGC 5426/27

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the spiral galaxies NGC 5426 and NGC 5427 (the pair is called Arp 271) in the constellation Virgo.

 

Introduction

The spiral galaxies NGC 5426 and NGC 5427 in the constellation Virgo are interacting with one another and form a pair that is called Arp 271.

NGC 5426      NGC 5427
Size: 3.1' x 1.2'   (SkySafari)
Distance: 130 million light years (SkySafari)
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  Size: 3.6' x 3.3'   (SkySafari)
Distance: 92 million light years   (SkySafari)
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Map

The spiral galaxy NGC 5426 in constellation Virgo, next to which the spiral galaxy NGC 5427 is located (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

    

NGC 5426/27 - May 31, 2021

 

NGC 5426/27 - May 31, 2021, processed (Polarr)

 

My Own Observations

Observations May 2021

 

References

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