|NGC 5874 is a symmetric spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Bootes. Most of the galaxies in this direction are fairly distant. At 160 million light years away, NGC 5874 is comparatively close. In 1999 the light from a supernova explosion was observed in this galaxy.|
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
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