Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 5643


Type Barred spiral galaxy 
Position  14 32.7, -44 10
Constellation Lupus
Camera and Telescope STL11000M and 31.75 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB =210:105:105:105 with Astrodon filters. All binned 1x1. 285 minutes of synthetic luminance was also included.  The image has been cropped for composition purposes. 
Description It's difficult to find much data about this galaxy as it seems to seldom imaged.  It is a fairly large (4.5' x 4.0) barred spiral in an attractive star field.