Galaxies NGC 5005, NGC 5033

Object Description

The three galaxies NGC 5005, NGC 5014 and NGC 5033 were discovered on May 1st, 1785 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel with his self-built 18.7" f/12.8 reflecting telescope in Slough, England. The small galaxy NGC 5002 was not discovered until 80 years later on April 27, 1865 by the German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest with the 11" f/17.5 Merz refractor at the Copenhagen Observatory. [196, 277]

NGC 5005
NGC 5005: Galaxy in Canes Venatici; 500 mm Cassegrain f/7.2; SBIG STL11K; 270-40-40-40 min LRGB; Bernese Highlands; © 2014 Radek Chromik
NGC 5033
NGC 5033: Galaxy in Canes Venatici; 500 mm Cassegrain f/7.2; SBIG STL11K; 690-120-120-120 min LRGB; Bernese Highlands; © 2017 Radek Chromik
«Catalogue of Principal Galaxies (PGC)», Paturel et al. 1989 [144]
NameRA [hms]Dec [dms]mTypeDim [']Btot [mag]HRV [km/s]PA [°]
NGC 500213 10 38.2+36 38 01SB M1.7 x 1.014.41050173
NGC 500513 10 56.1+37 03 29SB5.8 x 2.910.694865
NGC 501413 11 30.8+36 16 52S1.6 x .513.61126102
NGC 503313 13 28.0+36 35 37S9.8 x 3.610.7877170

Finder Chart

The galaxies NGC 5005 and NGC 5033 are in the constellation Canes Venatici. The best observation time is February to July, when it is highest at night.

Chart NGC 5005
Chart created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. [149, 160]

References

144Catalogue of Principal Galaxies (PGC); Paturel G., Fouque P., Bottinelli L., Gouguenheim L.; Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 80, 299 (1989); cdsarc.unistra.fr/viz-bin/cat/VII/119 (2021-02-18)
149SkySafari 6 Pro, Simulation Curriculum; skysafariastronomy.com
160The STScI Digitized Sky Survey; archive.stsci.edu/cgi-bin/dss_form
196Celestial Atlas by Curtney Seligman; cseligman.com/text/atlas.htm (2020-12-28)
277«Historische Deep-Sky Kataloge» von Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke; klima-luft.de/steinicke (2021-02-17)