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IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus

IC 5083 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Equuleus constellation. IC 5083 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

IC 5083
Galaxy
Equuleus
  • IC 5083 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.5, IC 5083 is visible only through long exposure photography.
Available Resources for IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus

Photometric information of IC 5083

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5083 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).

15.5
11.63
11
10.8

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

Apparent size of IC 5083

The following table reports IC 5083 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5083 is a visual representation of it.
0.8 arcmin
0.6 arcmin
30°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5083

The image below is a photograph of IC 5083 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 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus star
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DSS2 image of IC 5083 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.8 arcmin) and minor (0.6 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus morphological classification

IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus is classified as Lenticular (S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus, Lenticular (S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5083

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5083 are provided in the following table:

21h 03m 51s
+11° 45’ 49”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5083 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 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus.

Finder chart IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus.

Rise ans set times of IC 5083 from your location

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

Today's IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.2°
Max altitude: 50.3°
Azimuth: 281.8°
IC 5083 - Lenticular Galaxy in Equuleus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom