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IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium

Altitude: -76.9°   Azimuth: 3.1°   Direction: North

IC 5049 is a Galaxy Pair in the Microscopium constellation. IC 5049 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5049 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 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium star
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DSS2 image of IC 5049 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.2 arcmin) and minor (1.2 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5049

IC 5049
Galaxy Pair
Microscopium

IC 5049 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.9°
Azimuth: 3.1°
Direction: North

See also IC 5049 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium

Apparent size of IC 5049

The following table reports IC 5049 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5049 is a visual representation of it.
1.2 arcmin
1.2 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5049

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5049 are provided in the following table:

20h 47m 22s
-38° 24’ 56”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5049 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 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium.

Finder chart IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium.

Rise and set times of IC 5049 from your location

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

Today's IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.4°
Max altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 231.6°