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IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus

IC 4555 is a Galaxy in the Apus constellation. IC 4555 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere.

IC 4555
Galaxy
Apus
  • IC 4555 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 13.55, IC 4555 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus

Photometric information of IC 4555

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 4555 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

13.55
11.38
10.88
10.68

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 4555.

22.68 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 4555

The following table reports IC 4555 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4555 is a visual representation of it.
2.14 arcmin
0.46 arcmin
62°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4555

The image below is a photograph of IC 4555 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 4555 -  Galaxy in Apus star
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DSS2 image of IC 4555 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.14 arcmin) and minor (0.46 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus morphological classification

IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4555

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4555 are provided in the following table:

15h 48m 15s
-78° 10’ 44”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4555 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 4555 -  Galaxy in Apus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus.

Finder chart IC 4555 -  Galaxy in Apus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus.

Rise ans set times of IC 4555 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 4555 - Galaxy in Apus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]