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NGC 5248
Penryn, California
April 2004/2009
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME RGB  10 minute subs (2004)
ST-2000XM Lum 10 minute subs (2009)

NGC 5248 is a circumnuclear star burst ring galaxy with super star burst clusters.  It is classified as SBbc  with a surface brightness of 12.7 magnitude.  NGC 5248 is part of the Virgo cluster and has a red shift distance of 52 Mly.