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IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus

IC 5148 is a Planetary Nebula in the Grus constellation. IC 5148 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 5148
Planetary Nebula
Grus
  • IC 5148 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 11, IC 5148 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus

Photometric information of IC 5148

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5148 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).

12.9
11

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

Apparent size of IC 5148

The following table reports IC 5148 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5148 is a visual representation of it.
1.88 arcmin
1.88 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5148

The image below is a photograph of IC 5148 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 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus star
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DSS2 image of IC 5148 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.88 arcmin) and minor (1.88 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5148

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5148 are provided in the following table:

21h 59m 35s
-39° 23’ 08”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5148 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 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus.

Finder chart IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus.

Rise ans set times of IC 5148 from your location

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

IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]