The galaxy NGC 5253

Image of NGC 5253
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 5253 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 19° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 5253
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Centaurus
Magnitude:10.49 (V) [1]
10.94 (B) [1]
9.05 (J) [1]
8.50 (H) [1]
8.29 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.45
Hubble type:SBm
Right ascension:13h39m [1]
Declination:-31°38' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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