IC 5049 - Galaxy Pair in Microscopium
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 emisphere.
Apparent size of IC 5049The 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.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5049
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5049
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5049 are provided in the following table:
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°.