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NGC 5507

NGC 5507 (also MCG 0-36-29, UGCA 388, and 50786) is a magnitude +12.5 lenticular galaxy located about 93 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo.
The galaxy can be found about 2 degrees SW of the star Upsilon Virgo.
The galaxy is close (03' north) to NGC 5506. Together, they form a gravitationally bound galaxy pair.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Windsor Road, Slough, on the 15th April 1787.

Right ascension 14h 13m 19.8s, Declination -03 08' 54"

NGC 5507

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