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NGC 5701 
Penryn, California
May 2008/April 2009
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM RGB 10 minute subs 2008, Lum 10 minute subs 2009


NGC 5701 is a classified as SBO-a R (a barred spiral ringed galaxy.  This galaxy has  faint tightly wrapped spiral arms connected to the bar.  There are also three knots or perhaps distant galaxies visible through the faint outer arms.

Surface brightness of this extended galaxy is listed as 13.8 magnitude.